Use Of Gamma Rays In The Medical Field

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Table of Contents

Content

Page

Preface

i

Dedication

ii

Acknowledgements

iii

Table Of Contents

iv

Chapter One: Research plan

1

Introduction

1

Problem of The Research

1

Importance of The Research

1

Objectives of The Research

1

Content ofThe Research

2

Chapter Two: Ionizing Radiation

3

Definition

3

Types of Ionizing Radiation

3

Penetration of Ionizing Radiation

6

Physical Effects

7

Uses

10

Background Radiation

10

Radiation Exposure

10

Occupational Exposure

11

Public Exposure

11

Chapter Three: Gamma Ray

13

History of Discovery

13

Sources of Gamma Rays

14

General Characteristic

14

Units of Measure and Exposure

14

Properties

15

Health Effects

21

Chapter Four: Uses of Gamma Rays in the Medicine

22

Sterilizing Equipment

22

Gamma Cameras

23

Gamma Knife

27

Discussion

31

Conclusion and Recommendations

33

V

References

34

Appendix

37

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APA

Awad-Elkareem, M (2021). Use Of Gamma Rays In The Medical Field. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/use-of-gamma-rays-in-the-medical-field

MLA 8th

Awad-Elkareem, Mohamed "Use Of Gamma Rays In The Medical Field" Afribary. Afribary, 19 May. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/use-of-gamma-rays-in-the-medical-field. Accessed 04 Mar. 2024.

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Awad-Elkareem, Mohamed . "Use Of Gamma Rays In The Medical Field". Afribary, Afribary, 19 May. 2021. Web. 04 Mar. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/use-of-gamma-rays-in-the-medical-field >.

Chicago

Awad-Elkareem, Mohamed . "Use Of Gamma Rays In The Medical Field" Afribary (2021). Accessed March 04, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/use-of-gamma-rays-in-the-medical-field