Means of Protecting the Body from the Effects of Ionising Radiation=Засоби захисту організму від дії іонізувального випромінювання: Навч. посіб. для мед. ун-тів, інст., акад. Рекомендовано вченою радою УМСА
ISBN: 978-617-505-712-4
Автор: Жукова Т.О., Почерняєва В.Ф., Баштан В.П.
Рік: 2019
Мова: англійська
Сторінок: 112
Обкладинка: тверда
Ціна: 110 грн.

The study guide is committed to provide current information about the human body protection against acute and chronic ionizing radiation. The study guide concerns the issues on applying radioprotective chemical agents and natural food items to increase the body resistance against the ionizing radiation in unfavourable environment as well as in the course of radiation therapy. Special attention is paid to the novel conception of radiation protection nutrition. This study guide is designed in accordance with the Curriculum of Radiation Medicine and Radiology to meet the academic, professional needs of medical interns and medical residents of higher medical establishments. It is intended for use by delivering the course of Radiation Medicine and Radiology to medical students.

List of Shortenings and Abbreviations
Introduction
Chapter 1. Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation on Living Organisms
Chapter 2. Factors Affecting the Intensity of Radiation Damage
Chapter 3. Some Issues on the History of Radioprotectors
Chapter 4. Classification of Radioprotective Means
Chapter 5. Basic Methods for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Radioprotectors
Chapter 6. The Mechanism of Radioprotector Action
Chapter 7. Sulfur-Containing Radioprotectors
Chapter 8. Amines
Chapter 9. Antibiotics
Chapter 10. Biological Role of Melanin Pigments
Chapter 11. Antioxidants
11.1. Ascorbic acid
11.2. Bioflavonoids (polyphenols, vitamin P)
11.3. Retinol (vitamin A)
11.4. Carotenoids
11.5. ? -Tocopherol (vitamin E)
11.6. Selenium
Chapter 12. Phytoadaptogens
Chapter 13. The use of Radioprotective Agents in Radiotherapy
Chapter 14. Removal of Radionuclides from the Body
Chapter 15. The Modern Concept of Radioprotective Nutrition
Conclusion
Appendixes
Glossary
References