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Radiochemistry and Radiopharmacy

Synopsis
A teaching package to teach the handling of radioisotopes, both for laboratory work and in the hospital dispensary. It consists of 14 activities covering the fundamentals of radioactivity and applications of radiopharmaceuticals in medicine. Looks at the basic theory of radioactivity, including the types of radioactivity and their differences. Shows how to calculate half-lives, dose limits, the biological effects of radiation and discusses safety procedures. Also discusses where radiopharmaceuticals might be used, how to dispense them, how to calculate doses and activity of radiopharmaceuticals administered and how a typical radiopharmacy is organised, including its daily operations and quality control procedures. Suitable for self-paced open-learning or as part of a lecture course. Approximately 3 hours of teaching material.
Series
Pccal: Pharmacy Consortium for Computer Aided Learning, Tltp Project
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Computer program. Floppy disk. PC Windows version only.
Year of production
1995
Availability
Sale
Notes
Available to UK higher education institutions.
Uses
Undergraduate and postgraduate pharmacy studies.
Subjects
Medical sciences
Keywords
computer-assisted learning; pharmacy studies; radioisotopes; Teaching & Learning Technology Programme

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM

Production Company

Name

University of Manchester

Distributor

Name

University of Bath, School of Pharmacy

Email
pccal@bath.ac.uk
Web
http://www.bath.ac.uk/PCCAL/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01225 826826 ext 5110
Address
Claverton Down
Bath
BA2 7AY
Notes
contact: Mr Keith Brown

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