The Modern Technology of Radiation Oncology: A Compendium for Medical Physicists and Radiation Oncologists, Volume 1
Jacob Van Dyk, Jake Van Dyk
Medical Physics Pub., 1999 - Medical - 1072 pages
Details technology associated with radiation oncology, emphasizing design of all equipment allied with radiation treatment. Describes procedures required to implement equipment in clinical service, covering needs assessment, purchase, acceptance, and commissioning, and explains quality assurance issues. Also addresses less common and evolving technologies. For medical physicists and radiation oncologists, as well as radiation therapists, dosimetrists, and engineering technologists. Includes bandw medical images and photos of equipment. Paper edition (unseen), $145.95. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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