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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Health physics.
See also changes related to Health physics, or pages that link to Health physics or to this page or whose text contains "Health physics".

Parent topics

  • Ionizing radiation [r]: Subatomic particles or electromagnetic waves that are energetic enough to detach electrons from atoms or molecules, ionizing them. [e]
  • Radiology [r]: A physician specialty with a core competence in obtaining and diagnosing by means of instruments that receive energy transmitted through the body; there are a number of subspecialties. [e]

Subtopics

  • Instrumentation for radioactivity [r]: Devices that variously detect, measure and characterize radioactivity; they may be intended for field or laboratory use [e]
  • Acute radiation syndrome [r]: Disease or death caused by whole-body irradiation, over a short period of time, with a significant quantity of penetrating radiation [e]
  • Fractionated radiotherapy [r]: Medical treatment with ionizing radiation, in which the total dose is spread over multiple treatment sessions, and possibly multiple exposures within the same session [e]

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