Table of contents
About this book
The book is a compilation of guidelines from various organizations such as
Society of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging, European Association of
Nuclear Medicine, American College of Radiology, and International Atomic
Energy Agency. The description of the procedures is simple, easy to understand
The aim of this book is:
a) Nuclear medicine professionals can use this book as a quick reference about
how a procedure is to be performed. The set of instructions given to a patient
before, during and after the procedure have also been included in each chapter.
b) To educate general physicians about nuclear medicine procedures. The
procedures are explained briefly with common indications and precautions.
Normal and abnormal nuclear medicine images have also been included for
c) To educate paramedical staff or healthcare professionals so that they can brace themselves rather than embrace. By this they can clarify, suffice the eager and send patients to a nuclear medicine department after proper preparation.
d) To educate patients who come for nuclear medicine procedure.
e) To remove apprehensions and doubts which arise in the mind of the patients.