Wide use of ionizing
radiation has caused occurrence of new scientific and practical discipline –
radiation medicine. However, its possibilities and achievement are almost
inaccessible to a wide range of readers.
book contains radiology basics such as the structure of atom and its disintegration,
formation of radioactive beams, methods of definition and estimation of their
the first time, the complex influence on the person of all known sources of
radiation (natural, diagnostics and the treatment, industrial, nuclear power
stations, nuclear and hydrogen bombs, “a dirty bomb", radioactive wastes) is
early signs (a sharp beam syndrome, etc.) and late consequences of radiation (a
cancer, genetic infringements, etc.) are discussed. The modern methods of their
diagnostics, treatment, rehabilitation, prophylactic medical examination,
preventive maintenance are described in full. The changes caused by long-term
influence of small doses of radiation (the Chernobyl accident, etc.) are
of prophylactic medical examination and rehabilitation of victims are discussed
too. The active role of population in minimizing radiation influences is shown.
It should be based on medical literacy, early diagnostics, improvement in
preventive maintenance of radiation damages and the associated diseases.
book is illustrated by tables, pictures, schemes, terminological dictionary.
presented data are based on the deep analysis of the available literature and
the author’s experience in the field of radiation medicine.
book is digitally published in 2010 by the publishing house
"Library-E-Literature" in the pdf. format. The file’s size of the
digital book is 2, 2 Mb. The book price is 5$ USA.
you wish to buy this book, please, contact the author at: Nelimelman@gmail.com