Published in 1989: The short history of medical use of NMR is given. A brief introduction to the fundamental principles of NMR and the strategies of creating NMR image, as well as the exposure levels of various types of fields involved, are given.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction 2. Static Magnetic Fields "SMF" 3. Extremely Low Frequency 4. Radiofrequency Fields 5. Experience of NMR Exposure Conditions 6. Other Hazards in Clinical NMR-Examinations 7. Safety Limits for Clinical NMR Examinations 8. Safety Considerations on Siting and Shielding 9. Future Developments of NMR Imaging 10. Future Developments of Multinuclear NMR Spectroscopy in Clinical Examinations
Bertil R. R. Persson, Ph.D., is administrative head of the Lund University Institute of Radiation Physics on the faculties of medicine and natural science.