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Publications for Public and Patients

Useful information for the general public about how physics is used in medicine from the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine.

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How Nuclear Medicine Works

A brief description of how Nuclear Medicine works. The pages address broad areas of medical use of radiation: PET, MRI scanners, SPECT, cardiovascular and bone scanning, treatment, radiation therapy.

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Physicist shares Nobel prize for medicine

Sir Peter Mansfield, a physicist at Nottingham University in the UK, has been awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

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Centre for Altitude, Space and Extreme Environment Medicine

CASE conduct research, teach courses and offer advice in the areas of space, aviation, high altitude, remote, dive and hyperbaric medicine. Tthe study of human systems stretched to breaking point in ...

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X-ray imaging

A brief overview of how x-rays are used in medicine and forms part of teachers resources for medical physics.

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Hyperphysics - Nuclear Medicine

Use of positron emission tomography (PET scan) with links to relevant explanations.

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Inside story: Physics in Medicine

A series of games which allow you to explore the human body and treat disease using the latest medical technology.

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Nano in medicine

Part of the Nano&Me site, this page details medical uses for nanotechnology.

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Nanotechnology in Medicine

A page giving numerous example of the medical applications of nanotechnology, from drug delivery to imaging.

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Nuclear Physics Applications

A very basic guide from the ThinkQuest competition covering a number of topics. Has no mathematics but good for reactor diagrams and the medicine topic covers treatments.

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