Chapter 2. Medical Health Physics

  1. Dr. Joseph John Bevelacqua

Published Online: 19 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626809.ch2

Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bevelacqua, J. J. (2009) Medical Health Physics, in Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626809.ch2

Author Information

  1. Bevelacqua Resources, 343 Adair Drive, 99352 Richland, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408245

Online ISBN: 9783527626809

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Keywords:

  • specialized areas;
  • medical health physics;
  • nuclear medicine;
  • facility design;
  • shielding design;
  • radionuclide therapy patients

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Perspective

  • Medical Accelerator Physics

  • Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine

  • Therapeutic Nuclear Medicine

  • Facility Design

  • Shielding Design

  • X-ray Shielding

  • NCRP-49

  • NCRP-147

  • NCRP-151

  • Management of Radionuclide Therapy Patients

  • Ventilation Considerations

  • Scenarios

  • References