GOULD A. ANDREWS
This presentation is designed to define and illustrate some basic concepts that may be helpful to physicians using radioisotopes in diagnostic and therapeutic applications. Nothing to be presented is new, and much of it will seem unnecessarily trite to those experienced in this field. My only qualification for presenting these ideas is that I have personally had a very hard time grasping them, and possibly am familiar with some of the snags.
A radioisotope might be defined as a special kind of atom which has the property of producing radiations. The radiations are waves, or particles, sent out
ANDREWS GA. A FEW NOTIONS INVOLVED IN THE CLINICAL USE OF RADIOISOTOPES1. Ann Intern Med. ;47:922–938. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-47-5-922
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