Princeton University Library Catalog

Radiation protection in medical radiography / Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer, Paula J. Visconti, E. Russell Ritenour.

Author:
Statkiewicz-Sherer, Mary Alice, 1945- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Maryland Heights, MO : Mosby Elsevier, c2011.
Εdition:
6th ed.
Description:
x, 371 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Summary note:
"Sherer's Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography provides vital information on radiation protection and biology in a clear, concise, and easy-to-understand manner. Building from basic to more complex concepts, this book also presents radiation physics, cell structure, effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, regulatory and advisory limits for human exposure to radiation, and the implementation of patient and personnel radiation protection practices."--BOOK JACKET.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. Introduction to Radiation Protection -- 2. Interaction of X-Radiation with Matter -- 3. Radiation Quantities and Units -- 4. Radiation Monitoring -- 5. Overview of Cell Biology -- 6. Molecular and Cellular Radiation Biology -- 7. Early Radiation Effects on Organ Systems -- 8. Late Radiation Effects on Organ Systems -- 9. Dose Limits for Exposure to Ionizing Radiation -- 10. Equipment Design for Radiation Protection -- 11. Management of Patient Radiation Dose during Diagnostic X-Ray Procedures -- 12. Management of Imaging Personnel Radiation Dose During Diagnostic X-Ray Procedures -- 13. Radioisotopes and Radiation Protection -- Appendix A. Relationships between Systems of Units -- Appendix B. Standard Designations for Metric System Lengths, Electron Volt Energy Levels, and Frequency Spectrum Ranges -- Appendix C. Periodic Table of the Elements -- Appendix D. Chance of a 50-KeV Photon Interacting with Atoms of Tissue as it Travels through 5 cm of Soft Tissue -- Appendix E. Relationship among Photons, Electromagnetic Waves, Wavelength and Energy -- Appendix F. Compton Interaction -- Appendix G. Electron Shell Structure of the Atom -- Appendix H. Revision of 10 CFR Part 35 -- Appendix I. Consumer-Patient Radiation Health and Safety Act of 1981.
Subject(s):
Radiography, MedicalSafety measures [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780323066112 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0323066119 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2009043328
OCLC:
458577807
Related name:
RCP:
C - S