The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging

The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging

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New edition of a text on the essential physics of medical imaging. The 25 chapters cover basic concepts as well as diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation protection, dosimetry, and biology. New material includes information on film processing, digital radiography, and computer networks, PACS, and teleradiography; expanded details related to image quality; and added reference data (fundamental principles of physics, physical constants and conversion factors, elemental data, mass attenuation coefficients, x-ray spectra, and radiopharmaceutical characteristics and dosimetry) in the appendices. Edited by Bushberg, J. Anthony Seibert, Edwin M. Leidholdt, and John M. Boone, all radiologists at the University of California at Davis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Lippincott

Developed from the authors' highly successful annual imaging physics review course, this new Second Edition gives readers a clear, fundamental understanding of the theory and applications of physics in radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiobiology. The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, Second Edition provides key coverage of the clinical implications of technical principles--making this book great for board review.

Highlights of this new edition include completely updated and expanded chapters and more than 960 illustrations. Major sections cover basic concepts, diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation protection, dosimetry, and biology.

A Brandon-Hill recommended title.


Developed from the authors' highly successful annual imaging physics review course, this new Second Edition gives readers a clear, fundamental understanding of the theory and applications of physics in radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiobiology. The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, Second Edition provides key coverage of the clinical implications of technical principles--making this book great for board review. Highlights of this new edition include completely updated and expanded chapters and more than 960 illustrations. Major sections cover basic concepts, diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation protection, dosimetry, and biology.

A Brandon-Hill recommended title.



Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2002
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780683301182
0683301187
Characteristics: xvi, 933 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Bushberg, Jerrold T.

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