Item description for Textbook of Radiopharmacy (Nuclear Medicine, Vol 3) by C. B. Sampson...
This second edition now includes practical information on drug enhancement of nuclear medicine studies; radiopharmaceuticals as therapeutic agents; pharmacokinetics and a section on current radiopharmaceutical research. This book begins with the basic scientific principles of radiation physics, generator systems and preparation of radiopharmaceuticals. It deals with methods of localization of radiopharmaceuticals such as lung deposition, ion exchange, membrane transportation, phagocytosis and pinocytosis. The important role of radiolabelling blood components is reviewed. The latest information on factors affecting biodistribution, adverse and unusual reactions, the integrity of radiopharmaceuticals and dosimetry is also included. There is also a section on new radiopharmaceuticals. The final chapter on paediatric radiopharmacy deals with the preparation of doses for children, methods of calculating doses and documentation.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.9" Width: 8.3" Height: 0.9" Weight: 2.9 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 1994
Publisher Informa HealthCare
ISBN 2881249736 ISBN13 9782881249730
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A good overview Mar 4, 2004
For anyone involved in radiopharmacy, be it as a radiopharmacist or an imaging technologist, this is a valuable aid touching on just about every facet of a radiopharmacy. While it does not always go into great detail, it is excellent for a grounding in the principles of radiopharmacy.