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Author Malone, J. F. (James Francis), author.

Title Ethics for radiation protection in medicine / by Jim Malone, Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens, Christina Skourou
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2019]
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Contents Introduction -- Ethics for radiation protection in medicine: a framework and multicultural considerations -- The pragmatic value set: contexts and application to radiation protection in medicine -- Ethics analysis of imaging scenarios -- Ethics analysis of radiotherapy scenarios -- Extension of the pragmatic value set -- Reflections on uncertainty, risk and fairness
Summary This book presents an up to date ethical framework for radiological protection in medicine. It is consistent with the requirements of the system of radiation protection and with the expectations of medical ethics. It presents an approach rooted in the medical tradition, and alert to contemporary social expectations. It provides readers with a practical framework against which they can assess the safety and acceptability of medical procedures, including patients (u2019) concerns. It will be an invaluable reference for radiologists, radiation oncologists, regulators, medical physicists, technologists, other practitioners, as well as academics, researchers and students of radiation protection in medicine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher
Subject Medical ethics.
Medical radiology -- Moral and ethical aspects
Ethics, Professional.
Radiation Protection.
HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / General
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL / Diseases
MEDICAL / Evidence-Based Medicine
MEDICAL / Internal Medicine
Medical ethics.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2018054209
ISBN 1315148773