Home > Books > Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, The
Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, The
View PDF

Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, The

Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Authors/Editor: Bushberg, Jerrold T.; Seibert, J. Anthony; Leidholdt, Jr., Edwin M.; Boone, John M.
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-0-781-78057-5
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 96
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections
  • Also Recommended

A guide to the fundamental principles of medical imaging physics, radiation protection and radiation biology, with complex topics presented in the clear and concise manner and style for which these authors are known.

This renowned work is derived from the authors' acclaimed national review course (“Physics of Medical Imaging") at the University of California-Davis for radiology residents. Coverage includes the production, characteristics and interactions of ionizing radiation used in medical imaging and the imaging modalities in which they are used, including radiography, mammography, fluoroscopy, computed tomography and nuclear medicine. Special attention is paid to optimizing patient dose in each of these modalities. Sections of the book address topics common to all forms of diagnostic imaging, including image quality and medical informatics as well as the non-ionizing medical imaging modalities of MRI and ultrasound.

The book is ideal for medical imaging professionals, and teachers and students in medical physics and biomedical engineering. Radiology residents will find this text especially useful in bolstering their understanding of imaging physics and related topics prior to board exams.

Key features:
- Four-color layout throughout
- Basic line drawings help to explain concepts
- Comprehensive coverage of diagnostic imaging modalities
- Superb writing style of the author team helps make a difficult subject approachable and engaging

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Bushberg, Jerrold T.; Seibert, J. Anthony; Leidholdt, Jr., Edwin M.; Boone, John M.
  • ISBN: 978-0-781-78057-5
  • Specialty:
    Imaging Technology
    Nuclear Medicine
    Radiology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd Ed.
  • Pages: 1048
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2011
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 96

Essential Physics of Medical Imaging, The is included in the following Collections:

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Social Policy & Practice This bibliographic database, helps professionals, practitioners, researchers, and students to understand, plan, and evaluate existing and future social policy.
JOTM
Global Health Bibliographic abstracting and indexing database dedicated to public health--contains over 3 million scientific records from over 7,300 journals, reports, books and conferences.
JOTM
Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS) Features current and timely research articles as well as richly illustrated peer-reviewed articles focused on clinical diagnosis and management.
JOTM
PAIN® Official publication of the International Association for the Study of Pain—publishes original research on the nature, mechanisms and treatment of pain.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 68
Offers new techniques for solving the tough challenges you encounter in your practice every day with a focus on pediatric orthopaedics, upper extremity and orthopaedic oncology.

ASAM Principles of Addiction Medicine
Provides health care providers with information to diagnose and treat their patients, and also to positively impact clinical service design and delivery, and global health care policy.