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Medical Physics

  • By: Kevin Shenderov
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Medical physics is an interdisciplinary field that combines the health sciences with physics and engineering. It plays an integral role in modern healthcare, particularly in medical imaging and cancer therapy. Medical physics can be divided into four major categories: diagnostic, ...

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