Physics in Nuclear Medicine

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Grune & Stratton, 1987 - Medical - 590 pages
This highly informative text provides a comprehensive introduction to the physics of nuclear medicine. Coverage includes basic principles of atomic and nuclear physics, radioactivity and radioactive decay, radiation detectors, and basic radiation counting electronics. Statistics, radiation interactions and dosimetry, instrumentation for nuclear counting and imaging, radiation safety, and health physics are all discussed in detail.

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