9781405184267-1405184264-Practical Radiotherapy: Physics and Equipment

Practical Radiotherapy: Physics and Equipment

ISBN-13: 9781405184267
ISBN-10: 1405184264
Edition: 2
Author: Cherry, Pam
Publication date: 2009
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Paperback 302 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781405184267
ISBN-10: 1405184264
Edition: 2
Author: Cherry, Pam
Publication date: 2009
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Paperback 302 pages

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Acknowledged authors Cherry, Pam wrote Practical Radiotherapy: Physics and Equipment comprising 302 pages back in 2009. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1405184264 and 9781405184267. Since then Practical Radiotherapy: Physics and Equipment textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Practical Radiotherapy introduces the reader to the physics and equipment that is central to radiotherapy practice. The early section of the book deals with the essential physics and mathematics of radiation beams with chapters on atomic and applied laws of physics, X-ray production, radiation dosimetry and X-ray interactions with matter. Each of the key pieces of radiotherapy department equipment is described in detail and further sections embrace all aspects of the therapeutic radiographer’s work including: imaging systems, verification and immobilisation, legislation, radionuclide imaging and brachytherapy. Based on the most up-to-date scientific information in radiotherapy, Pracatical Radiotherapy is written by an experienced team of practitioners and teachers who present a difficult and dry subject in a reader-friendly manner, covering all of the required core information. This second edition has been extensively revised and is fully up to date with key developments in equipment and practice, namely: stereotacic radiosurgery, CT SIM and SIM CT, portal imaging, MLC and HDR brachytherapy. Features • Covers the required core information in a single volume • Reader-friendly style and format • Self-assessment and further reading at the end of each chapter • All of the contributors are well known teachers in the field
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