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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 ...
  
  











  



  
Handbook of Treatment Planning in Radiation Oncology

Demos Medical, 2014

This is a highly practical resource about the specific technical aspects of delivering radiation treatment. Pocket-sized and well organized for ease of use, the book is designed to lead radiation oncology trainees and residents step by step through the basics of radiotherapy planning and delivery for all major malignancies. This second edition retains the valued features of the first edition-comprehensive yet concise, practical, ...
  
  











  



  
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 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: 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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Khan's The Physics of Radiation Therapy
Faiz M. Khan PhD, John P. Gibbons PhD

LWW, 2014

Expand your understanding of the physics and practical clinical applications of advanced radiation therapy technologies with Khan's The Physics of Radiation Therapy, 5th edition, the book that set the standard in the field. This classic full-color text helps the entire radiation therapy team—radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, and radiation therapists—develop a thorough understanding of 3D conformal radiotherapy ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Radiation Protection and Dosimetry: An Introduction to Health Physics
Michael G. Stabin

Springer, 2010

This book provides a comprehensive yet accessible overview of all relevant topics in the field of radiation protection (health physics). The text is organized to introduce the reader to basic principles of radiation emission and propagation, to review current knowledge and historical aspects of the biological effects of radiation, and to cover important operational topics such as radiation shielding and dosimetry. The author’s website contains ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
The Physics of Radiation Therapy
Faiz M. Khan PhD

LWW, 2009

Dr. Khan's classic textbook on radiation oncology physics is now in its thoroughly revised and updated Fourth Edition. It provides the entire radiation therapy team—radiation oncologists, medical physicists, dosimetrists, and radiation therapists—with a thorough understanding of the physics and practical clinical applications of advanced radiation therapy technologies, including 3D-CRT, stereotactic radiotherapy, HDR, IMRT, IGRT, and proton ...
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
Target Volume Delineation for Conformal and Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (Medical Radiology / ...

Springer, 2014

This textbook is designed to help the busy radiation oncologist to accurately and confidently delineate tumor volumes for conformal radiation therapy (including IMRT). The book provides an atlas of clinical target volumes (CTVs) for commonly encountered cancers, with each chapter illustrating CTV delineation on a slice-by-slice basis, on planning CT images. Common anatomic variants for each tumor are represented in individual illustrations, with ...
  
  











  



  
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 Board Review (Board Review in Radiation Oncology Book 1), ...

Knowledge Testing, Inc., 2014

Radiation Oncology Board Review, 800 multiple choice questions. Provides key information you need to know to pass the board and certification exam. All questions have explanations with keywords linked to additional online references. Correct answer is on the next page after the question with explanations and links to further research the key point(s) covered in each question.
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  








   



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