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Title Ethics for radiation protection in medicine / by Jim Malone, Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens, Christina Skourou.
Imprint Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2019]

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Description 1 online resource
Series Series in medical physics and biomedical engineering
Series in medical physics and biomedical engineering.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher.
Subject Medical radiology -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Medical ethics.
Radiation Protection.
Ethics, Professional.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Introduction -- Ethics for radiation protection in medicine: a framework and multicultural considerations -- The pragmatic value set: contexts and application to radiation protection in medicine -- Ethics analysis of imaging scenarios -- Ethics analysis of radiotherapy scenarios -- Extension of the pragmatic value set -- Reflections on uncertainty, risk and fairness.
Summary This book presents an up to date ethical framework for radiological protection in medicine. It is consistent with the requirements of the system of radiation protection and with the expectations of medical ethics. It presents an approach rooted in the medical tradition, and alert to contemporary social expectations. It provides readers with a practical framework against which they can assess the safety and acceptability of medical procedures, including patients (u2019) concerns. It will be an invaluable reference for radiologists, radiation oncologists, regulators, medical physicists, technologists, other practitioners, as well as academics, researchers and students of radiation protection in medicine.
Other Title Print version: Malone, Jim (Professor), author. Ethics for radiation protection in medicine Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2019] 9781138553880