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Radiation Protection in Medical Radiology  
Author: Mary Alice Statkiewicz-Sherer
ISBN: 0323014526
Format: Handover
Publish Date: June, 2005
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Book Info
Summit Medical Center, Hermitage, TN. Brandon/Hill Allied Health List first-purchase selection (#325). Textbook offers students and practitioners essential information on the biological effects of ionizing radiation and radiation protection. Includes updated content, new illustrations and tables, and updated review questions. Previous edition: c1998. Softcover.

About the Author
Mary Alice Statkiewicz-Sherer, AS, RT(R), FASRT, Radiography Education Consultant, Staff Radiographer, Summit Medical Center, Hermitage, TN

Radiation Protection in Medical Radiology


The book contains predominantly color illustrations, with some black-and-white illustrations.


For the past 15 years, students and practitioners have relied on Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography to bring them up-to-date, comprehensive information and ensure the safe medical use of ionizing radiation. This new, full-color edition offers the following: dose limits, guidelines, and regulations for radiation protection have been based on the most recent information available from the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) and the International Commission of Radiological Protection (ICRP); updated coverage of studies on survivors of Hiroshima and Chernobyl vividly demonstrates the long-term effects of radiation exposure; the only full-color radiation protection text available, Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography features a full-color design and updated illustrations that enhance information delivery and aid reader comprehension and recall; new chapter outlines work with chapter objectives to help the reader follow the hierarchy of material presented. Highlighted key terms make locating important terminology quick and easy. Chapter summaries and revised review questions allow readers to test their understanding of significant concepts and reinforce core information.


Statkiewicz-Sherer, Mary Alice, AS, RT (R), FASRT; Visconti, Paul J., PhD (Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, NJ); Ritenour, E. Russell, PhD (Univ of Minnesota)


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