Health Physics Society Journal

August 2008, Volume 95, Number 2

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Population Attributable Fraction for Lung Cancer Due to Residential Radon in Switzerland and Germany — Susanne Menzler, Georges Piller, Martha Gruson, Angelika Schaffrath Rosario, H.-Erich Wichmann, and Lothar Kreienbrock

Dose to the Public from Tritium Released to the Atmosphere from the Livermore Site of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, 1953 through 2005 — Sylvie-Ring Peterson

Tritium Recapture Behavior at a Nuclear Power Reactor Due to Airborne Releases — Jason T. Harris, David W. Miller, and Doug W. Foster

An Experimental Analysis of the Contribution of 228Ra Progeny to the Gross Alpha-Particle Activity of Water Samples — Michael F. Arndt and Lynn E. West

Radiation Dose to Surgical Staff from Positron-Emitter-Based Localization and Radiosurgery of Tumors — Elena Heckathorne, Colin Dimock, and Magnus Dahlbom

Correlation between External Exposure and Activity in Patients Undergoing 131I Thyroid Cancer Therapy — R. Barquero, F. Basurto, H.R. Vega-Carrillo, M. P. Iñiguez, N. Ferrer, and R. Esteban

Effect of Mass, at a Fixed Height, on the Counting Efficiency of a BOMAB Phantom in Three Types of Whole Body Counter Modeled by MCNP5 — Gary H. Kramer, Kevin Capello, and Quoc Phan


A Method to Obtain Mean Organ Doses in a RANDO Phantom — Ernest M. Scalzetti, Walter Huda, Shashank Bhatt, and Kent M. Ogden


A Quick and Easy Method for Checking Compliance of Multi-Frequency Magnetic Fields with ICNIRP'S Guidelines — George Filippopoulos and Efthymios Karabetsos


Comment on Al-Azmi et al. — Arrigo A. Cigna and Giovanni Badino

Reply to Cigna and Badino — Darwish Al-Azmi


NCRP Report No. 156, Development of a Biokinetic Model for Radionuclide-Contaminated Wounds and Procedures for their Assessment, Dosimetry and Treatment — Reviewed by Joseph L. Alvarez

Radiation Protection: A Memoir of the National Radiological Protection Board — Reviewed by Geoffrey G. Eichholz

Power to Save the World: the Truth about Nuclear Energy — Reviewed by Ted Lazo

Radiation Protection in Educational Institutions, NCRP Report No. 157 — Reviewed by Patrick J. McDermott

The Physics of Radiotherapy X-Rays and Electrons — Reviewed by Hoang Tien Vu



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