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Radioactive Isotopes 


Roxanne K. Young

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In general, the expanded terms for radioactive isotopes are used in JAMA and the Archives Journals, as described in , Nomenclature, Isotopes, with exceptions noted, for example, in radioactive pharmaceuticals and certain chemical notations. The following table lists radioactive isotopes (and their symbols) used in medical diagnosis and therapy (adapted from The Merck Index). (See also , Nomenclature, Isotopes, Radiopharmaceuticals, and , Nomenclature, Isotopes, Radiopharmaceutical Compounds Without Approved Names.)

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