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Radiological Sciences Dictionary

Keywords, names and definitions

David Dowsett



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Hodder Arnold
27 March 2009
The Radiological Sciences Dictionary is a rapid reference guide for all hospital staff employed in diagnostic imaging, providing definitions of over 3000 keywords as applied to the technology of diagnostic radiology.

Written in a concise and easy to digest form, the dictionary covers a wide variety of subject matter, including: A* radiation legislation and measurement A* computing and digital imaging terminology A* nuclear medicine radionuclides and radiopharmaceuticals A* radiographic contrast agents (x-ray, MRI and ultrasound) A* definitions used in ultrasound and MRI technology A* statistical expressions and general scientific terms relevant to radiology.

Keywords are linked so that a particular topic can be followed by reference to all relevant keywords. In many instances, keywords are further defined by showing worked examples.

Additional useful entries to the dictionary include historical reference to notable persons who have contributed to diagnostic imaging, as well as web page contacts for relevant worldwide organisations.

The Radiological Sciences Dictionary is an invaluable reference for anyone training or qualified in diagnostic imaging, including radiologists, radiographers, physicists and technicians
By:   David Dowsett
Imprint:   Hodder Arnold
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 234mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 20mm
Weight:   635g
ISBN:   9780340941676
ISBN 10:   0340941677
Pages:   384
Publication Date:   27 March 2009
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

David J. Dowsett, Freelance Consultant Medical Physicist, Retired Chief Medical Physicist, Mater University Hospital, Dublin

Reviews for Radiological Sciences Dictionary: Keywords, names and definitions

I found this dictionary most helpful. This well rounded and unique book puts all the answers at your fingertips. Mark Eastberg, Doody's Book Review Service Doody's Book Review Service

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