This content is PDF only. Please click on the PDF icon to access.
The expressed desire of the author to survey the whole field of radiobiology as it pertains to radiology is indeed a laudable but formidable objective. An effort to simplify the language and avoid lengthy esoteric discussions was evident in much of the book, but the final overall result did not seem to reach these goals. For a general text, some areas lack depth and completeness, whereas others contain more information than is perhaps expected of a general survey. The first chapter, "The Physics Involved," reviews only cursorily the origin of radiation and the interaction of radiation with matter. Without further
Radiobiology for the Radiologist.. Ann Intern Med. ;80:438. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-80-3-438_1
Download citation file:
Published: Ann Intern Med. 1974;80(3):438.
Copyright © 2018 American College of Physicians. All Rights Reserved.
Print ISSN: 0003-4819 | Online ISSN: 1539-3704
Conditions of Use