Radiation protection is a core element of radiologic technology programmes and daily practice alike. Rad Tech's Guide to Radiation Protection is a comprehensive yet compact guide designed to illuminate the extensive field of radiation protection for technologists, trainees, and radiology students. Organised into ten digestible chapters, the second edition of this popular book provides new discussions of dose factors in computed tomography, the debate concerning the use of the LNT model, Diagnostic Reference Levels (DRLs), dose optimization, and more.
Written by a recognised expert in medical radiation sciences, this valuable guide:
Helps students and technologists acquire the skills required to protect patients, personnel, and members of the public in the radiology department
Reflects the most current standards for radiation protection, with references to relevant organisations and resources
Covers basic radiobiology, sources of radiation exposure, dose management regulations and optimization, and more
Presents essential information in a bulleted, easy-to-reference format
Rad Tech's Guide to Radiation Protection is a must-have resource for student radiographers and radiology technologists, particularly those preparing for the American Registry of Radiation Technologist (ARRT) exams.