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Radiobiology and radiation protection

the past century and prospects for the future

by Arthur C. Upton

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Published by National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiobiology.,
  • Radiation -- Safety measures.,
  • Radiation Effects.,
  • Radiation Protection.,
  • Radiobiology -- history.,
  • Radiobiology -- trends.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arthur C. Upton.
    SeriesLauriston S. Taylor lectures in radiation protection and measurements ;, lecture no. 13
    ContributionsNational Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR895 .U67 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2194012M
    ISBN 100929600088
    LC Control Number89012964

    Transportable instruments are generally instruments that would have been permanently installed, but are temporarily placed in an area to provide continuous monitoring where it is likely there will be a hazard. About this book Introduction This book presents new information on radiobiology that more clearly refutes the linear no-threshold LNT assumption and supports radiation hormesis. All issues concerning radiation protection of population. The book will be of interest to researchers and scientists in radiobiology, radiation protection, health physics, medical physics, and radiology.

    Even though medical physicists find the BED equations very easy to understand, the radiotherapists are not comfortable with equations and prefer the BED values presented in ready to use tabular form. Unique audio glossary makes it easy to listen to pronunciations of key terms related to radiobiology and radiation protection. The radiation exposure is normally expressed as a committed dose. Most nuclear reactors use thick concrete shields to create a bioshield with a thin water cooled layer of lead on the inside to protect the porous concrete from the coolant inside.

    When you order a test only for mailing, you will receive a test booklet and an answer sheet. The exposure to the ingestion of a soluble radioactive substance, such as 89Sr in cows ' milk. He deserves appreciation for his efforts to bring out this handbook at a very reasonable cost for the benefit of the student community. Chapter 8 focuses mainly on the radiobiological rationale of dose fractionation such as sublethal damage recovery, reoxygenation, and problems of repopulation in tumors with short potentially doubling time. Kuppusamy has provided many worked examples.


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