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An introduction to radiation protection / Alan Martin ... [et al.].

By: Martin, Alan D. (Alan Douglas).
Contributor(s): Martin, Alan D. (Alan Douglas) | Harbison, Samuel A | Beach, K. (Karen) | Cole, Peter (Peter R.).
Material type: TextTextSeries: Medicine Net Base eBooks.Publisher: London : Hodder Arnold, 2012Edition: 6th ed.Description: x, 246 p. : ill.ISBN: 9781444146080 (ebook : PDF).Subject(s): Ionizing radiation -- Safety measures | Ionizing radiation -- Toxicology | Radiation -- Physiological effect | Radiation -- Safety measuresAdditional physical formats: No titleLOC classification: RA569 | .M378 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Also available in print format.
Contents:
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.
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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.

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Author notes provided by Syndetics

Alan Martin formerly ran the consultancy Alan Martin Associates, UK<br> Sam Harbison is a Health & Safety Consultant based in Kent and was formerly Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Nuclear Installations, Health & Safety Executive, UK<br> Karen Beach is a Radiation Protection Advisor for Research Sites Restoration Ltd, UK<br> Peter Cole is Radiation Protection Advisor and Lecturer at the University of Liverpool, UK

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