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Author Bushong, Stewart C.
Title Radiologic science for technologists : physics, biology, and protection / Stewart Carlyle Bushong.
Published St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, c2008.
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 Floor4  R895 .B86 2008    IN LIBRARY
Edition 9th ed.
Description xiii, 685 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Radiologic physics: Concepts of radiologic science -- Fundamentals of radiologic science; Structure of matter; Electromagnetic energy; Electricity, magnetism, electromagnetism -- X-ray beam: X-ray imaging system; X-ray tube; X-ray production; X-ray emission; X-ray interaction with matter --Radiograph: Radiographic film; Processing the latent image; Radioraphic intensifying screens; Control of scatter radiation; Radiographic technique; Image quality; Image artifacts; Quality control -- Advanced x-ray imaging: Mammography; Mammography quality control; Fluoroscopy; Interventional radiology; Multislice spiral computed tomography -- Digital imaging: Computer science; Computer radiography; Digital radiography; Digital fluoroscopy; Digital image; Viewing the digital image; Digital display quality control; Digital image artifacts -- Radiobiology: Human biology; Fundamental principles of radiobiology; Molecular and cellular radiobiology; Early effects of radiation; Late effects of radiation -- Radiation protection: Health physics; Designing for radiation protection; Patient radiation dose management; Occupational radiation dose management -- Glossary.
Summary This ... text addresses a broad range of radiologic disciplines, providing a strong foundation in the study and practice of radiologic physics, imaging, radiobiology, [and] radiation protection. -Back cover.
Subject Medical radiology.
Medical physics.
Medical radiology -- Safety measures.
Related To Online version: Bushong, Stewart C. Radiologic science for technologists. 9th ed. St. Louis, Mo. : Mosby/Elsevier, c2008 (OCoLC)608680808
ISBN 9780323048378
OCLC number 225085956