Martin, Alan D.

An introduction to radiation protection / Alan Martin ... [et al.]. - 6th ed. - London : Hodder Arnold, 2012. - x, 246 p. : ill. - Medicine Net Base eBooks. .

Rev. ed. of: An introduction to radiation protection / Alan Martin and Sam Harbison. 5th ed. 2006.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [232]-235) and index.

1. The structure of matter -- 2. Radioactivity and radiation -- 3. Radiation units -- 4. Biological effects of radiation -- 5. Natural and man-made radiation -- 6. The system of radiological protection -- 7. Radiation detection and measurement -- 8. The external radiation hazard -- 9. The internal radiation hazard -- 10. Practical health physics techniques -- 11. Radiation protection in the nuclear industry -- 12. Radioactive waste and the decommissioning of radioactive facilities -- 13. Radiation protection in the non-nuclear industry -- 14. Radiation protection in medicine -- 15. Risk assessment -- 16. Radiological incidents and emergencies -- 17. Legislation and regulations related to radiation protection -- 18. The organization and administration of radiation protection services.




Mode of access: World Wide Web.

9781444146080 (ebook : PDF)


Ionizing radiation--Safety measures.
Ionizing radiation--Toxicology.
Radiation--Physiological effect.
Radiation--Safety measures.

RA569 / .M378 2012