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Khan's Lectures: Handbook of the Physics of Radiation Therapy [Paperback]

Faiz M Khan PhD , John P. Gibbons PhD , Dimitris Mihailidis PhD , Hassaan Alkhatib PhD
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June 27, 2011 1605476811 978-1605476810 Pap/Psc
Khan's Lectures: Handbook of the Physics of Radiation Therapy will provide a digest of the material contained in The Physics of Radiation Therapy. Lectures will be presented somewhat similar to a PowerPoint format, discussing key points of individual chapters. Selected diagrams from the textbook will be used to initiate the discussion. New illustrations will used, wherever needed, to enhance the understanding of important concepts. Discussion will be condensed and often bulleted. Theoretical details will be referred to the textbook and the cited literature. A problem set (practice questions) will be provided at the end of each chapter topic.

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  • Series: Khan's Lectures
  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: LWW; Pap/Psc edition (June 27, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1605476811
  • ISBN-13: 978-1605476810
  • Product Dimensions: 9.9 x 6.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #311,651 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent book! April 3, 2012
By 1412
Format:Paperback
Excellent book to summarize khan's "The physics of radiation therapy"
even more clear than his original book!
It would be very useful especially for medical physicist and dosimetrist.
This book also provides with helpful problems(~10 per chap) and solutions for each chapter.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars No explanations given for review questions December 30, 2012
By Reader
Format:Paperback|Verified Purchase
I own both Khans and it is true that the material here is presented more succinctly. However, I bought this book solely for the review questions at the end of each chapter. For me unless challenged I don't learn. The review questions are indeed great, high yield, and are written in board review style. However, I was very disappointed to see the complete absence of any explanations for their answers. They merely list the answers, but if you get it wrong you will have no clue as to why you did so and even worse what the correct approach to solving the problem is. Even a brief explanation would have sufficed.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Khan's lectures September 21, 2011
By thirty
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Excellent breakdown of Khan's physics book in detailed bullet points. It covers important topics in simple terminology. I recommend for radiation therapy, dosimetry, and rad oncs students.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I liked very much February 22, 2013
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This book is very practical, complete, easy to read and has questions at the of each chapter, for practice of evidence
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