By Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar
Nuclear drugs is a crucial part of smooth drugs that are supposed to be standard to all scientific scholars and execs in a number of healthiness care disciplines. This easy-to-use publication is designed to acquaint readers with the fundamental ideas of nuclear medication, the instrumentation used, the gamut of methods to be had, and the root for choosing particular diagnostic or healing methods and analyzing effects. After an introductory bankruptcy at the background, technical foundation, and scope of nuclear drugs, a sequence of chapters are dedicated to the appliance of nuclear medication innovations within the assorted physique structures. additionally, using nuclear medication tools inside of oncology is thoroughly tested, overlaying prognosis, staging, review of remedy reaction, radiotherapy making plans, and the sentinel node method. The booklet concludes with a bankruptcy dedicated to nuclear drugs treatment. This functional and updated advisor to nuclear medication is perfect for newcomers and also will aid pros who have to retrieve important details speedily.
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A Concise Guide to Nuclear Medicine by Abdelhamid H. Elgazzar