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Clinical Nuclear Medicine

  • M. N. Maisey
  • K. E. Britton
  • D. L. Gilday

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. N. Tamaki, A. J. Fischman, H. William Strauss
    Pages 1-40
  3. S. E. M. Clarke, R. H. Secker-Walker
    Pages 47-74
  4. N. D. Greyson
    Pages 75-90
  5. K. E. Britton, M. N. Maisey, A. J. W. Hilson
    Pages 91-130
  6. I. Fogelman
    Pages 131-157
  7. P. J. Ell, K. E. Britton
    Pages 158-197
  8. M. N. Maisey, I. Fogelman
    Pages 198-234
  9. N. J. Marshall, A. Sheldrake, M. G. Prentice
    Pages 235-253
  10. A. J. Coakley, C. P. Wells
    Pages 254-270
  11. F. A. Khafagi, B. Shapiro, M. D. Gross
    Pages 271-291
  12. D. N. Croft, J. G. Williams
    Pages 292-314
  13. D. L. Gilday, J. M. Ash
    Pages 315-319
  14. D. M. Ackery
    Pages 320-345
  15. A. M. Peters, S. M. Lewis
    Pages 346-382
  16. R. F. Jewkes
    Pages 383-389
  17. D. L. Gilday
    Pages 390-425
  18. S. E. M. Clarke
    Pages 426-459
  19. N. D. Greyson, A. M. Noyek
    Pages 460-474
  20. K. E. Britton, M. Granowska, P. S. Shepherd
    Pages 475-502
  21. R. F. Jewkes
    Pages 503-508
  22. C. Lazarus
    Pages 515-541
  23. A. T. Elliott
    Pages 542-567
  24. M. N. Maisey, J. Hutton
    Pages 568-587
  25. Back Matter
    Pages 589-671

About this book

Introduction

Nuclear medicine is the bridge between a particular clinical problern and a relevant test using radionuclides. It began as a minor technical tool used in a few branches of medicine, notably endocrinology and nephrology. However, throughout the world it has now become established as a clinical discipline in its own right, with specific training programmes, special skills and a particular approach to patient management. Although the practising nuclear medicine physician must necessarily learn a great deal of basic science and technology, a sound medical training and a clinical approach to the subject remains of fundamental importance. It is for this reason that we have attempted in this book to approach the subject from a clinical standpoint, including where necessary relevant physiological material. There exist many excellent texts which cover the basic science and technology of nuclear medicine. We have, therefore, severely limited our coverage of these aspects of the subject to matters which we felt tobe essential, particularly those which have been less well covered in other texts- for example, the contents of Chapter 20 on Measurement by Royal and McNeill. Similarly, we have limited details of methodology to skeletal summaries of protocol (Appendix 1) and have included at the end of some chapters descriptions of particular techniques where we and the authors felt that it would be helpful.

Keywords

endocrinology management medicine methodology nephrology nuclear medicine training

Editors and affiliations

  • M. N. Maisey
    • 1
  • K. E. Britton
    • 2
  • D. L. Gilday
    • 3
  1. 1.Guy’s HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.St Bartholomew’s HospitalLondonUK
  3. 3.The Hospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-3358-4
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-412-27900-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-3358-4
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