This innovative textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to nuclear medicine with focus on the application of basic information.
Nuclear Pharmacy will appeal to those wanting an accessible introduction to the topic, as well as those who would want to use it as a reference. Essential information on nuclear pharmacy is discussed, covering:
- introduction to basic nuclear physics
- radioactive decay
- practice of nuclear pharmacy
- methods for acquiring and using radiopharmaceuticals in the nuclear medicine department.
Nuclear Pharmacy will be an invaluable resource for any pharmacy student, pharmacist, physician, nuclear pharmacy technician, radiology resident, and anyone seeking to explore and understand this fascinating field.
Clinical Applications of Radiopharmaceuticals in the Nuclear Medicine Department
Radiation Physics and Biology
Radioactive Drugs in Medicine
Introduction to Radioactivity and Radioactive Decay
The physiologic basis of radiopharmaceuticals
The basics of nuclear pharmacy practice
Positron Emission Tomography
Overview and Review of Current and Emerging Radiopharmaceuticals