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Radiation physics, biology, and protection

Edited by Ed Nicol, James Stirrup, Andrew Kelion and Simon Padley

in Cardiovascular Computed Tomography

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199572595
Published online January 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191730696 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199572595.003.0034

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Radiation physics, biology, and protection

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Interactions of X-rays with matter - Biological effects of ionizing radiation - Radiation dosimetry (1) - Radiation dosimetry (2) - Principles of radiation protection - Patient dose and scanner design - Scan parameters and radiation dose - Radiation dose management - Radiation dose optimization techniques

Chapter.  4193 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Radiology ; Cardiovascular Medicine

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