Health Physics Society Journal

August 2017, Volume 113, Number 2

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On the cover: Sample preparation steps to first expose a brick to an “unknown” source and then remove a core from which slices are taken for retrospective dose-depth measurement to retrospectively characterize a historical source in terms of its position, emission types, and activity. Photographs taken by Robert Hayes.

CONTENTS

PAPERS

Retrospective Imaging and Characterization of Nuclear Material — Robert B. Hayes and Sergey Sholom

Appropriate Use of Effective Dose in Radiation Protection and Risk Assessment — Darrell R. Fisher and Frederic H. Fahey

KDEP: A Resource for Calculating Particle Deposition in the Respiratory Tract — John Klumpp and Luiz Bertelli

Plasma Retention and Systemic Kinetics of 90Sr Intramuscularly Injected in Female Nonhuman Primates — Deepesh Poudel, John A. Klumpp, Luiz Bertelli, Raymond A. Guilmette, and Richard R. Brey

NOTES

Influence of a Commercial Lead Apron on Patient Skin Dose Delivered During Oral and Maxillofacial Examinations under Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) — Ralf Kurt Willy Schulze, Mahssa Sazgar, Heiko Karle, and Hugo de las Heras Gala

Imaging of Gamma-ray Scatter from a Polymethyl-methacrylate Phantom Using a Compton Imaging Spectrometer — Samuel J. Frank and Kimberlee J. Kearfott

Photon-fluence-weighted LET for Radiation Fields Subjected to Epidemiological Studies — Michiya Sasaki

CORRESPONDENCE

ICNIRP Statement on Diagnostic Devices Using Non-ionizing Radiation: Existing Regulations and Potential Health Risks — Hans Kromhout, Pauline Slottje, Anke Huss, Lotte E. van Nierop, Suzan Bongers, Kristel Schaap, and Frank de Vocht

Reply to Kromhout et al. — A.C. Green, P. Gowland, and E. van Rongen

OTHER CONTENT

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

Author Guidelines

Advertisers Guide

Advertisers Index

Up and Coming


Publications Presentation for Submitting Articles

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