Nuclear Pharmacy

  • Gopal B. Saha

Abstract

We generally come across two terms in the literature, “nuclear pharmacy” and “radiopharmacy”. Is there any difference between the two? In my opinion, there is no difference between the two terms and they can be used interchangeably. The use of one term or the other is a matter of individual choice. The term “nuclear pharmacy” will be used in this chapter.

Keywords

Radioactive Waste Radioactive Material Unit Dose Quality Control Test Nuclear Medicine Department 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gopal B. Saha
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  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineThe Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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