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Radiation Protection

A Guide for Scientists, Regulators, and Physicians, Fourth Edition

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$116.50 • £93.95 • €105.00

ISBN 9780674007406

Publication Date: 06/30/2002


688 pages

8 x 9-1/4 inches

3 halftones, 93 line illustrations, 81 tables


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The coverage is complete, the style simple, the order logical and the whole easy to read.Nature

It is without doubt the finest publication of its kind. The manual addresses the principles and practices of radiation protection for those nonspecialists whose work in research or the field of medicine requires the use of radiation sources.American Journal of Roentgenology

Jacob Shapiro’s well-known and successful text has been completely revised and updated in this fourth edition, expanding on the principles and practices of radiation protection and using updated ICRP quantities and concepts… Coverage of the entire spectrum of radiation protection makes this volume an important training and reference manual for a wide range of disciplines using radiation in science, medicine, academia, industry, and government. A nice touch is the inclusion of web site addresses for government agencies and scientific committees.—Rose Marie Pratt, Health Physics

The book is very well written and organized into sections so that it may be used by students of various backgrounds and interests.American Association of Physics in Medicine

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