Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine

Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine
4th Ed.
2020 © American Pharmacists Association
Kara D. Weatherman; Richard J. Kowalsky
ISBN-10: 1-58212-283-0 / ISBN-13: 978-1-58212-283-0
eISBN-10: 1-58212-363-2 / eISBN-13: 978-1-58212-363-9


Completed revised and updated, Radiopharmaceuticals in Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Medicine, 4th Edition is the radiopharmaceutical bible for nuclear pharmacists, nuclear medicine physicians, and nuclear medicine technologists. Useful in educational programs across these disciplines, it also serves as a key reference in preparation for specialty board examination in nuclear medicine and nuclear pharmacy. The book contains essential information required by state and federal radiation licensing organization for specialty practitioners preparing to become authorized nuclear pharmacists or authorized nuclear medicine physicians.

Key Features:

  • • All chapters are entirely reorganized and revised to reflect the latest developments in the field
  • • Chapters new to the fourth edition cover of range of topics including Adverse Reactions to Radiopharmaceuticals, Pregnancy and Pediatrics, Localization Mechanisms of Radiopharmaceuticals, Non-Radioactive Pharmaceuticals, PET Manufacturing, and Radiopharmaceutical Distribution
  • • Over 500 figures and 200 tables—many in full-color—underscore key concepts

Quotes, Reviews or Testimonials

"This is the most comprehensive book on basic radioactive principles, nuclear pharmacy practice activities, diagnostic and therapeutic drug preparation and utilization, radiation safety, and nuclear regulations for nuclear pharmacists in the United States. It is an excellent teaching textbook for students and a valuable reference for practitioners."

-- Elaine Mackowiak, BSPharm, MS, PhD, RPh (Temple University School of Pharmacy) Doody's Review - previous edition


It is intended for students in nuclear pharmacy, nuclear medicine, and nuclear medicine technology. It is also an excellent update for advanced students and clinical practitioners. The authors and contributors are well known and accomplished in the field.

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