Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine,

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American Pharmacists Association, 2020 - Medical - 800 pages
"Completed revised and updated, Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine, 4th Edition is the radiopharmaceutical bible for nuclear pharmacists, nuclear medicine physicians, and nuclear medicine technologists. Useful in educational programs across these disciplines, it also serves as a key reference in preparation for specialty board examination in nuclear medicine and nuclear pharmacy. The book contains essential information required by state and federal radiation licensing organization for specialty practitioners preparing to become authorized nuclear pharmacists or authorized nuclear medicine physicians. Key Features: All chapters are entirely reorganized and revised to reflect the latest developments in the field. Chapters new to the fourth edition cover of range of topics including Adverse Reactions to Radiopharmaceuticals, Pregnancy and Pediatrics, Localization Mechanisms of Radiopharmaceuticals, Non-Radioactive Pharmaceuticals, PET Manufacturing, and Radiopharmaceutical Distribution. Over 500 figures and 200 tables-many in full-color-underscore key concepts. Table of Contents: Diagnostic Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, and Nuclear Pharmacy; Historical Perspectives in Nuclear Pharmacy: Practice, Education and Specialty Certification; Principles of Radioactivity; Radionuclide Production; Interactions of Radiation with Matter; Radiation Detection and Instrumentation; Radiation Safety; Radiation Biology; Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry: General Topics; Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry: Technetium Agents; Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry: Non-Technetium Agents; Radiopharmaceutical Chemistry: PET Agents; The Nuclear Pharmacy; Quality Control in Nuclear Pharmacy; (New Chapter Number) Formulation Problems of Radiopharmaceuticals Considerations for the Safe Handling of Radiolabeled Blood Products PET Manufacturing and Radiopharmaceutical Distribution Licensing and Regulatory Control - Nuclear; Radiopharmaceuticals and the FDA; Radiopharmaceuticals as Compounded Sterile Products; Mechanisms of Localization of Radiopharmaceuticals; Pregnancy, Pediatric and Breastfeeding Considerations; Adverse reactions to radiopharmaceuticals; Non-Radioactive pharmaceuticals used in nuclear medicine; Brain; Thyroid; Heart; Lung; Liver, Spleen, and Gastrointestinal System; Kidney; Bone; Miscellaneous; Whole Body Imaging Procedures; PET Whole Body Imaging Procedures (new title - formerly Clinical PET Procedures); Therapeutic Applications of Radioactive Agents; Index; Appendices"--

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Richard J. Kowalsky, PharmD, FAPhAAssociate Professor Pharmacy, Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North CarolinaChapel Hill, NC

Kara D. Weatherman, PharmD, BCNP, FAPhAClinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy PracticeDirector - Nuclear Pharmacy ProgramsPurdue UniversityWest Lafayette, IN

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