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Nuclear Medicine

A Guide for Healthcare Professionals and Patients

  • Dibya¬†Prakash

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Dibya Prakash
    Pages 1-8
  3. Dibya Prakash
    Pages 9-10
  4. Dibya Prakash
    Pages 17-116

About this book

Introduction

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

and current.

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

quick comparison.

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.

Keywords

Nuclear Medicine Procedures Nuclear Medicine Terminology Radiation Safety Radiopharmaceuticals

Authors and affiliations

  • Dibya¬†Prakash
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineINHS, AsviniMumbaiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-81-322-1826-5
  • Copyright Information Springer India 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, New Delhi
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-81-322-1825-8
  • Online ISBN 978-81-322-1826-5
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