Patient radiation safety and risk

Karen L. Brown, Steven H. King, Janet A. Neutze

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Radiation is central to many radiologic modalities: x-rays, CT, mammography, nuclear medicine, and interventional radiology. This chapter reviews the concept of radiation, the two main categories of radiation effects, and uses of radiation in medicine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationRadiology Fundamentals: Introduction to Imaging & Technology
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783030221737
ISBN (Print)9783030221720
StatePublished - Jan 1 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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