Clinically Useful Radionuclides

This tutorial, with quiz; is ideal for a Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist wishing to earn 1 CEU credit.

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This tutorial is related to Clinically Useful Radionuclides for Diagnostic and Therapeutic Studies.  At the conclusion of this lecture, the attendees should be able to:

  1. Name the method of production of each radioisotope in the tutorial
  2. Identify the half-life and principal imaging photon energy for the most commonly used of the above-listed radioisotopes
  3. Identify the mode of decay for the most commonly used of the above-listed radioisotopes
  4. Interpret the decay scheme of each of the above-mentioned radioisotopes
  5. Name the most commonly used radioisotope in Nuclear Medicine and state what percentage of all diagnostic studies are performed with this isotope.
  6. State the sole purpose for including Mo-99 in the list since it is never administered to patients
  7. State which commercially available radioisotope has the shortest half-life of all

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