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Radioisotopes

John Henry Woodburn

Radioisotopes

by John Henry Woodburn

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Published by University of London P .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Lippincott, 1962.

Statementby John H.Woodburn ; Helen Hale editorial consultant.
The Physical Object
Pagination128p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15003198M
ISBN 10034007714X

The Project Gutenberg EBook of Radioisotopes in Medicine, by Earl W. Phelan This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Bernard Manowitz, and Benjamin S. Loeb, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York , , pp., $   Radioisotope: A version of a chemical element that has an unstable nucleus and emits radiation during its decay to a stable form. Radioisotopes have important uses in medical diagnosis, treatment, and research.

Radioisotope Safety. Radiation Safety is responsible for ensuring that all clinical and research use of radioactive materials throughout the Boston University Campuses and at the Boston Medical Center is performed safely for workers, patients, and the general public, and is in compliance with all applicable regulations. A radionuclide (radioactive nuclide, radioisotope or radioactive isotope) is an atom that has excess nuclear energy, making it unstable. This excess energy can be used in one of three ways: emitted from the nucleus as gamma radiation; transferred to one of its electrons to release it as a conversion electron; or used to create and emit a new particle (alpha particle or beta particle) .

  Radioisotopes are used to follow the paths of biochemical reactions or to determine how a substance is distributed within an organism. Radioactive tracers are also used in many medical applications, including both diagnosis and treatment. They are used to measure engine wear, analyze the geological formation around oil wells, and much more. radioisotope [ra″de-o-i´so-tōp] a radioactive form of an element, consisting of atoms with unstable nuclei, which undergo radioactive decay to stable forms, emitting characteristic alpha, beta, or gamma radiation. These may occur naturally, as in the cases of radium and uranium, or may be created artificially. Scientists create artificial.


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