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Questions About This Book?
What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 12/1/2009.
What is included with this book?
Radiation therapy (RT) is a dynamic but complex medical profession. Our comprehensive 3-panel (6-page) guide will make it all easy to understand, including the differences between RT and x-ray tech. All key aspects of RT ”from basic radiophysics and radiobiology to radiotherapy safety and procedures ”are covered in-depth, with up-to-date information that is enhanced by useful charts, tables and images of cutting-edge equipment. Each section features SThe Tech Knows summary of critical points, set off graphically for easy reference. Topics include: Overview “ How RT Works General Principles of Radiation Safety & Treatment Planning Glossary of Clinical Terminology RT Equipment Radiobiology “ Repair, Repopulation, Reassortment & Reoxygenation Radiophysics “ Electromagnetic vs. Particulate Radiation Glossary of Radiophysics Terminology Specific Tumor Sites & Types Common Side Effects of Radiotherapy And more!