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Radiation Therapy Study Guide

A Radiation Therapist's Review

  • Amy┬áHeath

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  19. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book is a comprehensive review and study aid for radiation therapists. Organized in a question-and-answer format, it present clinical features and principles of treatment. Topics include radiation therapy physics, radiobiology, treatment and simulation equipment, principles of patient care, clinical components of cancer care, and cancers of the brain, head and neck region, and respiratory, digestive, urinary, and male and female reproductive systems. It offers over 500 multiple-choice questions with detailed answers and rationales. Radiation Therapy Study Guide is a valuable resource for radiation therapists preparing for certification examinations as well as for practicing therapists in need of a review.

Keywords

radiation physics radiation therapist radiation treatment planning radiobiology radiotherapy

Authors and affiliations

  • Amy┬áHeath
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  1. 1.University of Wisconsin Hospital and ClinicsMadisonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-3258-0
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-3257-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-3258-0
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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