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Nuclear Medicine paper
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Explain the scientific and technical concepts related to nuclear medicine. Consider the following questions when you construct your response:

  • What type of radiation is typically exploited in most nuclear medicine procedures?
  • How are patients prepared for nuclear medicine procedures?
  • What are the advantages and limitations of nuclear medicine?
  • What ailments are typically diagnosed and treated via nuclear medicine procedures?

 Evaluate a minimum of three applications of nuclear medicine relating to any of the following topics:

  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scans
  • Gallium scans
  • Indium white blood cell scans
  • Iobenguane scans (MIBG)
  • Octreotide scans
  • Hybrid scanning techniques employing X-ray computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Nuclear medicine therapy using radiopharmaceuticals


Support your statements with examples. Provide a minimum of three scholarly references.

Write a 2–3-page paper in Word format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources

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