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Title An introduction to medical physics / edited by Muhammed Maqbool
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xii, 416 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
text file PDF rda
Series Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering, 1618-7210
Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering
Note Introduction -- Basic Concepts in Radiation Dosimetry -- Interaction of Gamma Rays and X-Rays with Matter -- Treatment planning in Radiation Therapy -- Image Guided Radiation Therapy -- Introduction to Radiological Images -- Mammography -- Computed Tomography -- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) -- CT and MRI in Radiotherapy -- Nuclear Medicine Physics -- Ultrasound -- Radiation Shielding and Protection, Part I - Measurement, Dosimetry, Shielding and Protection -- Radiation Shielding and Protection, Part II
This book begins with the basic terms and definitions and takes a student, step by step, through all areas of medical physics. The book covers radiation therapy, diagnostic radiology, dosimetry, radiation shielding, and nuclear medicine, all at a level suitable for undergraduates. This title not only describes the basics concepts of the field, but also emphasizes numerical and mathematical problems and examples.Students will find An Introduction to Medical Physics to be an indispensible resource in preparations for further graduate studies in the field
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Medical physics
Medical and Radiation Physics
Imaging / Radiology
Biomedical Engineering
Alt Author Maqbool, Muhammed, editor
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