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The author has performed a great service for her medical colleagues by writing this valuable reference guide for anyone involved in the use of radioisotopes in medical practice. If used as a supplement to the earlier and more complete volume by Dr. Quimby, entitled Radioactive Isotopes in Clinical Practice, the true value of this concise yet complete volume may be seen.
The book consists of eight chapters dealing with such problems as the nature of radioactivity; diagnostic and therapeutic uses of radioisotopes; patient care instructions following administration of radioisotopes and precautions in the hospital and the "hot" laboratory. In addition,
Safe Handling of Radioactive Isotopes in Medical Practice.. Ann Intern Med. ;53:241. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-53-1-241_1
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