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Radiation Sterilization for Health Care Products
X-Ray, Gamma, and Electron Beam




ISBN 9781587160745
Published September 26, 2001 by CRC Press
160 Pages - 38 B/W Illustrations

 
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Focusing on how the radiation process works and how it is applied in sterilizing medical devices and healthcare products, this book provides the latest developments in radiation technology in the form of e-beams, gamma rays, and x-rays. It covers the design and operation of irradiators as well as factors that affect cost and efficiency. It offers readers practical insights on this critical step in healthcare product manufacturing, its current uses, and its related cost concerns. Bringing all the information into one source, Radiation Sterilization for Health Care Products is a uniquely comprehensive resource.

Table of Contents

Historical Perspective
Basic Principles
Dosimetry
Effects of Radiation
Gamma Irradiators
Electron Beam Irradiators
X-Ray Irradiators
Sterilization Process Validation
Processing with Irradiators
Commercial Aspects
Conclusion
References

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