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Title Health physics and radiological health / [edited by] Thomas E. Johnson, Brian K. Birky ; consulting editor, Bernard Shleien
Edition 4th ed
Published Philadelphia, PA : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2012


Description 1 online resource (v, 1281 pages) : illustrations
Contents Estimates of radiation doses from various sources of exposure -- Commonly used units, signs, symbols, conversion factors, and constants -- Rules-of-thumb as useful equations -- Standards and guidances for limiting ionizing radiation exposure -- Interaction of radiation with matter -- Exposure and shielding from external radiation -- Neutron production, shielding, and activation -- Radionuclide data -- Radiation measurement instruments -- Patient doses in the healing arts -- Operational health physics -- Bioassay and radiobiological data -- Radiation dosimetry -- Ionizing radiation bioeffects and risks -- Non-ionizing radiation
Notes Revised edition of: Handbook of health physics and radiological health / edited by Bernard Shleien, Lester A. Slaback Jr., Brian Kent Birky. 3rd ed. ©1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Medical physics.
Medical radiology
Radiation -- Dosage.
Health Physics
Radiation Dosage
Radiation Protection
Radiation -- Dosage
Medical physics
Medical radiology
Genre/Form tables (documents)
Tables (Data)
Tables (Data)
Tables (Données)
Form Electronic book
Author Johnson, Thomas E., 1964-
Birky, Brian Kent.
Shleien, B. (Bernard)
ISBN 9781469821528
OTHER TI Handbook of health physics and radiological health