Nominate a Colleague for Recognition by APhA...Deadline
individuals and organizations that are making a difference in
nuclear pharmacy practice and/or research for recognition at the
APhA2006 Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco,
California, March 17-21, 2006. Review a complete listing of the
various types of awards and honors presented by APhA, and
download a copy of the APhA Awards Application and Guidebook.
(firstname.lastname@example.org), nuclear section chair, is a member of
the awards committee and can provide information about this
process if you have any questions.
- Understanding Bulimia
- The role of
the brain’s opioid receptor system—or endorphin system—may hold
the key to understanding and treating bulimia nervosa, according
to PET research reported in the Society of Nuclear Medicine’s
August issue of the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
For more information...
- Decay Tables Available Online
- MDS Nordion has a pdf file of
decay tables and conversion charts that you may find useful in
your practice. You can find this resource at
Click here for the file.
- Nuclear Medicine Week
- Nuclear Medicine Week is
celebrated the first full week of October. Show your pride
in what nuclear medicine and molecular imaging contribute to
healthcare. Posters, buttons, pens, wrist bands, and other
items may be purchased from the Society of Nuclear Medicine for
celebrating this week.
Order now to have them available for your customers.
Tell us about your
plans or previous celebrations of NM Week and we share your
ideas and pictures in an upcoming newsletters. October is
American Pharmacists Month. A double reason to
Fourth Annual Meeting of the Society for Molecular Imaging,
Southeastern Chapter SNM, Atlanta, GA
Sept 29-Oct 2
30th Annual Western Regional SNM
Meeting, Copper Mountain, Colorado
American Pharmacists Month
Nuclear Medicine Week
SNM Eastern Great Lakes Chapter
Meeting, Rochester, NY
Pharmacy Technician Day
Northeast Regional Meeting, SNM,
Mar 17-21, 2006
APhA Annual Meeting, San Francisco
derived it's name from the Greek word technetos
meaning artificial. Tc-99m was the first
element to be artificially produced.
Several elements were named from the color of
their spectrum. Indium gets its name from the
brilliant indigo line, thallium from the
Greek word thallos meaning a green shoot
or twig and iodine from the Greek word iodes,
meaning violet. Many elements in the
periodic table are named for geographic
locations. Ytterium was named for the
Swedish village Ytterby. Strontium
was named for Strontian, Scotland, and Gallium
was named for France, Gallia being the
Latin word for France.
An 83-year-old World War II veteran who has been
dealing with prostate cancer for multiple years presents with left
flank pain and a 30 pound weight loss in the past 6 months. Continued....
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