Shielding and Facility Design in Nuclear Medicine

Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB, volume 1)

Abstract

The design and operation of a nuclear medicine department should combine the general principles of protection of the worker, the patient and the general public maintaining the characteristics of an efficient medical department.

Keywords

Radioactive Waste Radioactive Material Weighted Activity Nuclear Medicine Department General Layout 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Medical Physics DepartmentUniversity Hospital S. Maria della MisericordiaUdineItaly

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