3 edition of Protection of the patient in nuclear medicine found in the catalog.
Protection of the patient in nuclear medicine
|Other titles||Radiation protection.|
|Series||ICRP publication -- 52., Annals of the ICRP -- v. 17, no. 4, 1987., Annals of the ICRP -- v. 17, no. 4.|
|Contributions||International Commission on Radiological Protection. Committee 3.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 37, v p. ;|
|Number of Pages||37|
This article gives an overview of nuclear medicine, including its history, technique and indications, and outlines the role of nurses in protecting people from exposure to, and reassuring them about the effects of, radiation. Citation: Purden J () Nuclear medicine 1: technique, indications and the nurse’s role.
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The book closes by considering exposure of the public and summarizing the "rules of thumb" for radiation protection in nuclear medicine.
This is an ideal textbook for students and a ready source of useful information for nuclear medicine specialists and medical physics experts. Nuclear medicine uses radionuclides in medicine for diagnosis, staging of disease, therapy and monitoring the response of a disease process.
It is also used in the basic sciences such as biology, in drug discovery and in pre-clinical medicine. Nuclear medicine is described by three elements - clinical problem, the radiopharmaceutical and the instrumentation. Get this from a library. Radiation protection of the patient in nuclear medicine: a manual of good practice.
[Walter A Langmead; British Radiological Protection Association. Radiation Protection in. patient care. Accordingly, the use of radiation in medicine has continued to increase over the years, accompanied by improvements in safety standards.
Nuclear medicine (NM) has been deeply involved in this process. Both applications – diagnostic and therapeutic – showed great initial potential and import-File Size: 2MB. Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine, 3rd edition, is arguably the most comprehensive text currently available for students of nuclear continued revision and expansion, the authors are moving to establish this text as the new benchmark for the teaching of nuclear pharmacy.
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It is applied by a team of qualified experts with the appropriate education and many years of experience in radiation oncology, medical physics and radiation therapy technology. Radiation Protection of Patients (RPOP) – the leading resource for health professionals, patients and public on the safe and effective use of radiation in medicine.
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The Málaga conference, held in March Techniques of patient protection. Protection of unexposed X-ray film borate in the preparation of a Manual on Radiation Protection in Hospitals and General Practice in several volumes, with each agency taking special be true in a nuclear medicine and radiotherapy department, where the staff.
Nuclear medicine (NM) has been deeply involved in this process. Both applications – diagnostic and therapeutic – showed great initial potential and important advances have repeatedly been achieved over the intervening decades. This book starts with overviews on the interaction of radiation with matter and the fundamentals of dosimetry.
Because nuclear medicine exams can pinpoint molecular activity, they have the potential to identify disease in its earliest stages.
They can also show whether a patient is responding to treatment. Diagnosis. Nuclear medicine imaging procedures are noninvasive. With the exception of intravenous injections, they are usually painless.
Before any type of nuclear medicine procedure is used, it must be justified to ensure the benefits of the procedures outweigh risks to the patient. However, exposure to too much radiation can quickly damage organs or tissues, while exposure to any amount of radiation might lead to an increase in the risk of cancer years after the exposure occurs.
An essential tool for technologist students, the newly updated Practical Mathematics in Nuclear Medicine Technology helps enhance basic math skills within nuclear medicine technology and increases general knowledge of statistics, radiation safety, instrumentation, radiotherapy and clinical procedures.
Informative word problems and explanations throughout the publication help your students. General Nuclear Medicine Nuclear medicine imaging uses small amounts of radioactive materials called radiotracers that are typically injected into the bloodstream, inhaled or swallowed.
The radiotracer travels through the area being examined and gives off energy in the form of. Covering both the fundamentals and recent developments in this fast-changing field, Essentials of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, 7th Edition, is a must-have resource for radiology residents, nuclear medicine residents and fellows, nuclear medicine specialists, and nuclear medicine technicians/5(7).
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the information provided is sufficient and stated clearly. Nuclear Medicine Resources Manual This manual provides comprehensive guidance, at the international level, on many aspects of nuclear medicine practice, including education, training, facilities and equipment, quality systems, and radiopharmacy and clinical practice.
It will be of use to those working in both new and more developed nuclear medicine. Radiation protection practices are important in the radiation oncology clinic for protection of the patient, radiation oncology personnel, ancillary staff, and the general public.
Recommendations by international bodies are enacted into law and serve as dose limits for occupationally exposed individuals and the general public.
The dose-related quantity of interest for radiation protection. Nuclear medicine is a medical specialty that uses radioactive tracers (radiopharmaceuticals) to assess bodily functions and to diagnose and treat disease. Specially designed cameras allow doctors to track the path of these radioactive tracers.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is an independent U.S. government agency that is charged with enabling the safe use of radioactive materials for beneficial civilian purposes while protecting radiation workers, the public, and the environment.
The NRC regulates nuclear power plants, medical uses of radioactive materials, and industrial uses of radioactive materials. Radiation protection, also known as radiological protection, is defined by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as "The protection of people from harmful effects of exposure to ionizing radiation, and the means for achieving this".
Exposure can be from a source of radiation external to the human body or due to internal irradiation caused by the ingestion of radioactive contamination.
To reduce radiation exposure to the patient: 1. Reduce the amount of the x-ray "beam on" time 2. Utilize as much distance as warranted between the x-ray tube and the patient for the examination 3.
Shield the patient with appropriate gonadal and/or specific area shielding devices A. 1and2 only B. 1and3 only C.
2and3 only D. 1,2 and3. Notice that effective doses from nuclear medicine procedures are of a similar order of magnitude, but generally lower, than that from CT examinations.
To assist with your comparison: the effective dose from a chest X-ray is about mSv, while that from a mammogram is about mSv and from an intravenous pyelogram (IVP) its about 3 mSv. Combining facets of health physics with medicine, An Introduction to Radiation Protection in Medicine covers the background of the subject and the medical situations where radiation is the tool to diagnose or treat human disease.
Encouraging newcomers to the field to properly and efficiently function in a versatile and evolving work setting. Health Protection is one of the core fields of public health work. It can be defined as: “The protection of individuals, groups and populations through expert advice and effective collaboration to prevent and mitigate the impact of infectious disease, environmental, chemical and radiological threats.” This chapter concisely sets out the breadth and nature of health protection practice.
In nuclear medicine facilities, such conditions demand rigorous radiation protection programs that extend to patients, medical staff, and members of the public, as well as caretakers and comforters of the patients undergoing procedures. This chapter presents important considerations for radiation protection of the nuclear medicine by: 1.
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Mohsen Dashti Patient care & management Discussion issues Ionizing radiation. Chapter 2: Radiation protection concepts and principles New health technologies and medical devices using ionizing radiation have led to major improvements in the diagnosis and treatment of human disease.
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This has been achieved with the work of 41 authors and reviewers. This book is an accessible and practical core text on the three domains of health protection: Communicable Disease Control, Emergency Preparedness Resilience and Response (EPRR), and protection of the public from environmental hazards (Environmental Public Health).
The editors have attempted to develop an “all hazards approach” to dealing with health protection situations. Total effective dose to a given organ, across all types of radiation received by that organ.
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Radiation Protection in Diagnostic X-Ray Imaging provides students and clinicians with the knowledge and tools to protect not only the patient, but personnel and members of the public as well. This comprehensive text reviews the critical issues in radiologic protection and presents these key topics regarding medial physics in an accessible.
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The Nuclear Law Bulletin is available from the Nuclear Energy Agency.Perhaps the largest nosocomial patient exposure to a bloodborne pathogen on record in this country occurred in the Las Vegas–area hepatitis C outbreak.
It occurred in part because nurses at two endoscopy clinics failed to report unsafe practices, although many knew such practices violated accepted infection control standards.People anxious about a North Korean or terrorist nuclear explosion are buying up potassium iodide pills, but the supplement has an extremely limited use.