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Understanding Radiation and Radioactivity: A Physics 101 Tutorial (Physics 101 Tutorials), 2011

Do you need a quick tutorial on radiation and radioactivity? Understanding Radiation and Radioactivity: A Physics 101 Tutorial clearly explains the concepts underlying radioactivity and radiation. Written by a professor with a PhD in astrophysics and over 30 years experience teaching physics and astronomy, this tutorial will be useful for anyone who needs to know more about radiation. This tutorial is written for students from middle school ...


Radiation Detoxification- How To Detoxify Yor Body, 2013

Find out how and where you are being exposed to radiation, the damage that can be done by radiation exposure and how you can easily and cheaply detoxify radiation from your body. This book also explains some measures that you can take to better protect yourself from radiation exposure and how to be better prepared in case there would ever be a nuclear disaster near you: where-ever you might be at the time.


Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 7e
Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer AS RT(R) FASRT, Paula J. Visconti PhD DABR, ...

Mosby, 2013

A full-color resource, Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 7th Edition makes it easy to understand both basic and complex concepts in radiation protection, biology, and physics. Concise coverage promotes the safe use of ionizing radiation in all imaging modalities, including the effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, regulatory and advisory limits for human exposure to radiation, and the implementation of ...


Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 6e
Kelli Haynes MSRS RT(R), Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer AS RT(R) FASRT, ...

Mosby, 2010

Sherer's Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography provides vital information on radiation protection and biology in a clear, concise, and easy-to-understand manner. Building from basic to more complex concepts, this book also presents radiation physics, cell structure, effects of radiation on humans at the cellular and systemic levels, regulatory and advisory limits for human exposure to radiation, and the implementation of patient and ...


Radiation Protective Foods: A Menu For The Nuclear Age
Sara Shannon

AuthorHouse, 2012

Low level radiation is all around us. Radiation Protective Foods (formerly Diet for the Atomic Age) was one of the first books to examine this crucial health problem and to offer a course of action that any individual can follow. Based upon years of research, the author has gathered together medical data clearly showing that certain foods and supplements have protective properties that can safeguard you from low level radiation. The author ...


Atmospheric Radiation: A Primer with Illustrative Solutions (Wiley Series in Atmospheric Physics and Remote ...
James A. Coakley Jr., Ping Yang

Wiley-VCH, 2014

A first-look at radiative transfer in planetary atmospheres with a particular focus on the Earth's atmosphere and climate. The textbook covers the basics of the radiative transfer of sunlight, treating absorption and scattering, and the transfer of the thermal infrared appropriate for local thermodynamic equilibrium, absorption and emission. The examples included show how the solutions of the radiative transfer equation are used in remote ...


Radiation: What It Is, What You Need to Know
Robert Peter Gale, Eric Lax

Vintage, 2013

The universe was born in a nuclear explosion. We live on a radioactive planet. Without radiation there would be not life. And yet radiation remains deeply misunderstood and often mistakenly feared. Now Dr. Robert Peter Gale—one of the world’s leading experts on the subject—and Eric Lax set the record straight about subjects like uranium, plutonium, iodine-131, X-Rays, CT scans, and the radiation of food, while lucidly debunking myths about ...


A Field Guide to Radiation
Wayne Biddle

Penguin Books, 2012

A comprehensive and accessible guide to understanding how radiation affects our everyday lives Nuclear energy, X-rays, radon, cell phones . . . radiation is part of the way we live on a daily basis, and yet the sources and repercussions of our exposure to it remain mysterious. Now Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Wayne Biddle offers a first-of-its-kind guide to understanding this fundamental aspect of the universe. From fallout to radiation ...


Radiation Oncology - A Question Based Review 2nd Edition

LWW, 2014

Test and solidify your knowledge of radiation oncology with  Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based Review . This book’s Q&A format doesn’t merely encourage rote memorization, but expounds on most answers’ reasoning, background information, and clinical context to foster your complete understanding. Written by top experts, with each chapter authored by at least one resident and one faculty member,  Radiation Oncology: A Question-Based ...


Radiation Detection and Measurement
Glenn F. Knoll

Wiley, 2010

This is the resource that engineers turn to in the study of radiation detection. The fourth edition takes into account the technical developments that continue to enhance the instruments and techniques available for the detection and spectroscopy of ionizing radiation. New coverage is presented on ROC curves, micropattern gas detectors, new sensors for scintillation light, and the excess noise factor. Revised discussions are also included on ...


Delineating Organs at Risk in Radiation Therapy
Giampiero Ausili Cèfaro, Domenico Genovesi, ...

Springer, 2013

Defining organs at risk is a crucial task for radiation oncologists when aiming to optimize the benefit of radiation therapy, with delivery of the maximum dose to the tumor volume while sparing healthy tissues. This book will prove an invaluable guide to the delineation of organs at risk of toxicity in patients undergoing radiotherapy. The first and second sections address the anatomy of organs at risk, discuss the pathophysiology of ...


Atoms, Radiation, and Radiation Protection
James E. Turner

Wiley-VCH, 2007

Atoms, Radiation, and Radiation Protection offers professionals and advanced students a comprehensive coverage of the major concepts that underlie the origins and transport of ionizing radiation in matter. Understanding atomic structure and the physical mechanisms of radiation interactions is the foundation on which much of the current practice of radiological health protection is based. The work covers the detection and measurement of radiation ...


Radiation Therapy Planning
Gunilla Bentel

McGraw-Hill Professional, 1995

A Doody's Core Title for 2011! All new expanded edition provides step-by-step guidelines on performing the technical aspects of radiation therapy. Important new coverage includes treatment preparation, 3-D treatment planning, dosimetry, new technologies, documentation, and quality assurance. In addition, you'll find added treatment planning guidelines by body region, and an expanded art program including many new 4-color illustrations.


Radiation and Reason: The Impact of Science on a Culture of Fear
Wade Allison

Wade Allison Publishing, 2009

The human race is in a dilemma; it is threatened by economic instability on one hand and climate change on the other. Either of these could lead to widespread unrest and political turmoil, if the right choices are not made now. In particular, prosperity without carbon emission implies a comprehensive switch in our sources of energy. With luck, the activity generated by the process of switching will also contribute to prosperity in the short and ...


Radiation Face, 2013

Abe Jennings’ parents finally got him out of the zone and into Keystone. A decent town where everyone looks normal and the streets aren't filled with sludge. The best part is the lack of giant monsters destroying the place. That’s all fine and dandy for his parents, but Abe has no interest in staying there. The kids treat him like a second class citizen. And thanks to the radiation back home, he was born with a face only a mother could ...


Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 3e
Charles M. Washington MBA RT(T) FASRT, Dennis T. Leaver MS RT(R)(T) FASRT

Mosby, 2009

Learn everything you need to know about radiation therapy with the only comprehensive text written for radiation therapy students by radiation therapists. Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy is designed to help you understand cancer management, improve clinical techniques for delivering doses of radiation, and apply complex concepts to treatment planning and delivery. This edition features enhanced learning tools and thoroughly updated ...


Radiation Oncology Study Guide

Springer, 2013

Radiation Oncology Study Guide is a comprehensive study aid for radiation oncology residents preparing for the American Board of Radiology Radiation Oncology Initial Certification board exam. Presenting the fundamental principles of radiation oncology, the book covers the most salient and commonly tested facts on the exam. Organized by specific disease sites, each chapter presents a series of questions and answers that present clinical ...


Fukushima Meltdown & Modern Radiation: Protecting Ourselves and Our Future Generations
Dr. John W. Apsley II

Temet Nosce Publications, 2012

Not long ago, the U.S. Public Health Service revealed that only one point five percent (1.5%) of all Americans were healthy. So it is no wonder Americans rank 31st in the world for life expectancy, suffer the 7th highest cancer rate among all countries, and rank behind no less than 40 countries that have lower infant mortality rates. This begs the question: Why? Prior to 1952, the mortality rate from all sources was dramatically declining. After ...


Radiation Days: The Rollicking, Lighthearted Story of a Man and His Cancer
Lynn Hoffman

Skyhorse Publishing, 2014

What's it worth to you to live another year? Writer, poet, foodie, and storyteller Lynn Hoffman considers that question in Radiation Days , a memoir of his experience fighting throat cancer. How many arrows will you put up with? How often are you willing to puke? What's a good day, no, what's a good enough day? Is there anything in your life that you care about so much that you'll let the archer shoot every day rather than take Death's ...


Workbook for Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 7e
Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer AS RT(R) FASRT, Paula J. Visconti PhD DABR, ...

Mosby, 2013

Enhance your understanding of radiation physics and radiation protection! Corresponding to the chapters in Radiation Protection in Medical Radiography, 7th Edition, by Mary Alice Statkiewicz Sherer, this workbook provides a clear, comprehensive review of all the material included in the text. Practical exercises help you apply your knowledge to the practice setting. A comprehensive review includes coverage of all the material ...



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