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Coverage includes the production, characteristics and interactions of ionizing radiation used in medical imaging and the imaging modalities in which they are used, including radiography, mammography, fluoroscopy, computed tomography and nuclear medicine.

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Contents Chapter 1 Introduction to Medical Imaging. The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging.

Of course, Bushberg focuses more on diagnostic radiology, while Attix focuses on radiation dosimetry, but Bushberg’s clear, concise and well-written text has proven invaluable. Radiopharmaceutical Characteristics and Dosimetry. User Review – Flag as inappropriate Fantastic text. Anthony SeibertEdwin M.

Essential Physics of Medical Imaging

Radiation Biology and Protection 20 Radiation Biology A Brandon-Hill recommended title. Radiology residents will find this text especially useful in bolstering their understanding of imaging physics and related topics prior to board exams.


The book is ideal for medical imaging professionals, and teachers and students in medical physics and biomedical engineering. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Attix is somewhat more technical and mathematically rigorous, but Bushberg clearly illustrates concepts with beautiful text medkcal appropriate diagrams.

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Radiation Detection and Measurement. The Basics Ray H. The basic science important to nuclear imaging, including the nature and production of radioactivity, internal dosimetry and radiation detection and measurement, are presented clearly and concisely. Bushberg No preview available – Current concepts in the fields of radiation biology and radiation bushbetg relevant to medical imaging, and a number of helpful appendices complete this comprehensive textbook.

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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. Boone Limited preview – Please enter a keyword to begin search.


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