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Practical Radiation Oncology Physics : A Companion to Gunderson & Tepper's Clinical Radiation Oncology

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Perfect for radiation oncologists, medical physicists, and residentsin both fields, Practical Radiation Oncology Physics provides a concise and practical summary of the current practice standards in therapeutic medical physics. A companion to the fourth edition ofClinical Radiation Oncology, by Drs. Leonard Gunderson and Joel Tepper, this indispensable guide helps you ensure a current, state-of-the art clinical practice.

  • Covers key topics such as relative and in-vivo dosimetry, imaging and clinical imaging, stereotactic body radiation therapy, and brachytherapy.
  • Describes technical aspects and patient-related aspects of current clinical practice.
  • Offers key practice guideline recommendations from professional societies throughout - including AAPM, ASTRO, ABS, ACR, IAEA, and others.
  • Includes therapeutic applications of x-rays, gamma rays, electron and charged particle beams, neutrons, and radiation from sealed radionuclide sources, plus theequipment associated with their production, use, measurement, and evaluation.
  • Features a "For the Physician" box in each chapter, which summarizes the key points with the most impact on the quality and safety of patient care.
  • Provides a user-friendly appendix with annotated compilations of all relevant recommendation documents.
  • Includes an enhanced Expert Consult eBook with open-ended questions, ideal for self-assessment and highlighting key points from each chapter. Download and search all of the text, figures, and references on any mobile device.
Number of Pages: 367.0
Genre: Medical
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science
Author: Sonja Dieterich
Language: English
Street Date: August 21, 2015
TCIN: 50129846
UPC: 9780323262095
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-9053

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