Health Physics Society Journal

Health Physics Journal,
Vol. 77, No. 1, July 1999
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Contents of Vol. 77, No. 1, July 1999


Some Frequently Asked Questions About Submitting to Health Physics — Amy L. Gudelski and Kenneth L. Miller


Changes for Health Physics On-Line — Bruce Busby


In-Situ Object Counting System — Ken Kasper


Radiation Protection Information: Can You Trust the Government's Risks or Risk the Government's Trust?: 1997 G. William Morgan Lecture — Paul L. Ziemer


Induction of Apoptosis by Beta Radiation from Tritium Compounds in Mouse Embryonic Brain Cells — Bing Wang, Hiroshi Takeda, Wei-Min Gao, Xiang-Yan Zhou, Takeko Odaka, Harumi Ohyama, Takeshi Yamada, and Isamu Hayata

The Effect of Lung Deposition Patterns on the Activity Estimate Obtained from a Large Area Germanium Detector Lung Counter — Gary H. Kramer and Barry M. Hauck

Medical Radiation Exposures for Diagnostic Radiology in Malaysia — Kwan-Hoong Ng, B. J. J. Abdullah, and S. Sivalingam

An Environmental Radionuclide Baseline Study Near Three Canadian Naval Ports — Edward J. Waller and David Cole

Survey of 222Rn Concentrations in the Air of a Tunnel Located in Nagano City Using the Solid-State Nuclear Track Detector Method — H. Muramatsu, N. Hasegawa, C. Misawa, M. Minami, E. Tanaka, K. Asami, C. Kuroda, and A. Kawakami

Soil Concentration, Vertical Distribution and Inventory of Plutonium, 241Am, 90Sr, and 137Cs in the Marche Region of Central Italy — Guogang Jia, Corrado Testa, Donatella Desideri, Francesca Guerra, Maria A. Meli, Carla Roselli, and Maria E. Belli

Radioactive Contamination of Cistern Waters Along the Croatian Coast of the Adriatic Sea by 90Sr — Zdenko Franic, Nevenka Lokobauer, and Gordana Marovic

Resolving Nevada Test Site and Global Fallout Plutonium in Attic Dust and Soils Using 137Cs/239+240Pu Activity Ratios — James Cizdziel, Vernon Hodge, and Scott Faller

A Non-Destructive Method to Determine the Depth of Radionuclides in Materials In-Situ — E. P. Naessens and X. G. Xu

Stirring System for Radioactive Waste Water Storage Tank — Yoshimune Ogata and Kunihide Nishizawa


ICNIRP Recommendation for Limiting Public Exposure to 4-Hz-1-kHz Electric and Magnetic Fields—Need for Peer Review — William H. Bailey

Response to Bailey — R. Matthes


Safety Reports Series No. 4—Planning the Medical Response to Radiological Accidents

Safety Reports Series No. 5—-Health Surveillance of Persons Occupationally Exposed to Ionizing Radiation: Guidance for Occupational Physicians

Safety Reports Series No. 7—Lessons Learned from Accidents in Industrial Radiography — Reviewed by Lawrence E. Boing

Safety Reports Series No. 2—Diagnosis and Treatment of Radiation Injuries

Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy Patients in San Jose, Costa Rica — Reviewed by Ronald E. Goans

Radiological Conditions at the Semipalatinsk Test Site, Kazakhstan: Preliminary Assessment and Recommendations for Further Study — Reviewed by Bruce Napier

Radiological Conditions of the Western Kara Sea: Assessment of the Radiological Impact of the Dumping of Radioactive Waste in the Arctic Seas — Reviewed by Bruce Napier

Environmental Key Contacts and Information Sources — Reviewed by Michael T. Ryan

Fundamental Quantities and Units for Ionizing Radiation ICRU Report 60 — Reviewed by Michael T. Ryan


In Memoriam—Andrew P. Hull Citation by S. Musolino


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