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Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 3e

Principles and Practice of Radiation Therapy, 3e
Author: Charles M. Washington MBA RT(T) FASRT - Dennis T
ISBN 13: 9780323053624
ISBN 10: 323053629
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: Mosby
Publication Date: 2009-02-16
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 1008
List Price: $223.00

Authored by radiation therapists for radiation therapy students and therapists, this second edition covers every aspect of the field--from ethics and legal considerations and principles of pathology to radiation therapy physics, dosimetry concepts, and practical applications. Other topics include radiographic imaging; treatment delivery equipment; treatment procedures; infection control in radiation oncology facilities; pharmacology and drug administration; applied mathematics review; aspects of brachytherapy; radiation safety and protection; quality improvement; surface and sectional anatomy; simulator design and procedures; dose distributions; and electron charting and image management. Chapters 25 through 37 cover various types of cancer by body system. Each chapter includes an outline, key terms, review questions, and references. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR