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Essentials of Radiation, Biology and Protection 2nd Edition

Steve Forshier, M.Ed, R.T.

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2002
  • 336 Pages

Overview

Easy-to-read and engaging, this text offers a succinct overview of radiation biology and protection concepts. It teaches both why and how to protect yourself and patients from ionizing radiation. Emphasis is placed on integrating the theory of radiation protection as seen in radiobiology with radiation protection as it should be practiced in the clinical education setting. The text discusses cell structure, the direct and indirect effects of radiation at the cellular level, biological effects of radiation exposure, and protection practices for both patients and personnel. Current regulations and recommendations are in compliance with the educational requirements established by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

  • Full-color photographs, illustrations, tables, and graphs clarify concepts
  • Work-text format integrates review questions and exercises at the end of each chapter to provide additional learning opportunities
  • End-of-chapter feature links chapter content to specific topics in ASRT Curriculum Guide
  • Current information on computed and digital radiography
  • Chapter objectives and key concepts summarize fundamental material
  • Key terms highlight important terminology
  • Case studies put theory into practice and encourage comprehension and retention

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  • ISBN-10: 1133696287
  • ISBN-13: 9781133696285
  • STARTING AT $15.49

  • ISBN-10: 142831217X
  • ISBN-13: 9781428312173
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $90.50
  • RETAIL $119.95

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FOR INSTRUCTORS

Essentials of Radiation, Biology and Protection

ISBN: 9781428312173
Easy-to-read and engaging, this text offers a succinct overview of radiation biology and protection concepts. It teaches both why and how to protect yourself and patients from ionizing radiation. Emphasis is placed on integrating the theory of radiation protection as seen in radiobiology with radiation protection as it should be practiced in the clinical education setting. The text discusses cell structure, the direct and indirect effects of radiation at the cellular level, biological effects of radiation exposure, and protection practices for both patients and personnel. Current regulations and recommendations are in compliance with the educational requirements established by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).

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FOR STUDENTS

Essentials of Radiation, Biology and Protection

ISBN: 9781428312173
Easy-to-read and engaging, this text offers a succinct overview of radiation biology and protection concepts. It teaches both why and how to protect yourself and patients from ionizing radiation. Emphasis is placed on integrating the theory of radiation protection as seen in radiobiology with radiation protection as it should be practiced in the clinical education setting. The text discusses cell structure, the direct and indirect effects of radiation at the cellular level, biological effects of radiation exposure, and protection practices for both patients and personnel. Current regulations and recommendations are in compliance with the educational requirements established by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT).