The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging
Jerrold T. Bushberg
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2002 - Medical - 933 pages
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. The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, Second Edition provides key coverage of the clinical implications of technical principles--making this book great for board review.
Highlights of this new edition include completely updated and expanded chapters and more than 960 illustrations. Major sections cover basic concepts, diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation protection, dosimetry, and biology.
A Brandon-Hill recommended title.
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Introduction to Medical Imaging
Radiation and the Atom
Interaction of Radiation with Matter
Computers in Medical Imaging
Xray Production Xray Tubes and Generators
Computer Networks PACS and Teleradiology
Radioactivity and Nuclear Transformation
Radionuclide Production and Radiopharmaceuticals
Radiation Detection and Measurement
Nuclear ImagingThe Scintillation Camera
Nuclear ImagingEmission Tomography
Adjuncts to Radiology
Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
Magnetic Resonance Imaging MRI
Radiation Dosimetry of the Patient
Fundamental Principles of Physics
Mass Attenuation Coefficients and Spectra Data Tables