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Health Physics Society Journal

November 2008, Volume 95, Number 5

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43RD ANNUAL MEETING OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON RADIATION PROTECTION AND MEASUREMENTS: ADVANCES IN RADIATION PROTECTION IN MEDICINE

LAURISTON S. TAYLOR LECTURE

The Lauriston S. Taylor Lectures in Radiation Protection and Measurements — Thomas S. Tenforde

Introduction of the 31st Lauriston Taylor Lecturer in Radiation Protection and Measurements — Patricia W. Durbin and Raymond A. Guilmette

Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture: The Quest for Therapeutic Actinide Chelators — Patricia W. Durbin

WELCOMING REMARKS

Welcome to the Forty-Third Annual NCRP Meeting — Thomas S. Tenforde

WARREN K. SINCLAIR KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Fourth Annual Warren K. Sinclair Keynote Address: The Use and Misuse of Radiation in Medicine — James A. Brink and T. Robin Goodman

DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY I

Medical Radiation Exposure in the U.S. in 2006: Preliminary Results — Fred A. Mettler, Jr., Bruce R. Thomadsen, Mythreyi Bhargavan, Debbie B. Gilley, Joel E. Gray, Jill A. Lipoti, John McCrohan, Terry T. Yoshizumi, and Mahadevappa Mahesh

CT Dose: How to Measure, How to Reduce — Cynthia H. McCollough

Pediatric Dose Reduction in Computed Tomography — Donald P. Frush

Diagnostic Reference Levels for Medical Exposure of Patients: ICRP Guidance and Related ICRU Quantities — Marvin Rosenstein

Capturing Patient Doses from Fluoroscopically Based Diagnostic and Interventional Systems — Stephen Balter

INTERDISCIPLINARY ISSUES

Update on Linear Non-threshold Dose-Response Model and Implications for Diagnostic Radiology Procedures — R. Julian Preston

Research Involving Human Subjects — Richard L. Morin

Medical Radiation and Pregnancy — Claire Cousins

NUCLEAR MEDICINE

Operational Radiation Safety for PET-CT, SPECT-CT, and Cyclotron Facilities — Pat Zanzonico, Lawrence Dauer, and Jean St. Germain

Combined Imaging Modalities: PET/CT and SPECT/CT — Alan H. Maurer

DIAGNOSTIC RADIOLOGY II

Exposure Reduction through Quality Assurance for Diagnostic X-Ray Procedures — Jill A. Lipoti

Digital Radiography: Image Quality and Radiation Dose — J. Anthony Seibert

Technical Developments in Mammography — Martin J. Yaffe, James G. Mainprize, and Roberta A. Jong

Trends in the Utilization of Medical Procedures that Use Ionizing Radiation — Mythreyi Bhargavan

Cone-Beam Imaging in Dentistry — Stuart C. White

INTERVENTIONAL PROCEDURES

Overview of Contemporary Interventional Fluoroscopy Procedures — Donald L. Miller

Radiation Injury Is Potentially a Severe Consequence of Fluoroscopically Guided Complex Interventions — Louis K. Wagner

Technical Advances of Interventional Fluoroscopy and Flat Panel Image Receptor — Pei-Jan Paul Lin

RADIATION ONCOLOGY

New Technologies in Radiation Therapy: Ensuring Patient Safety, Radiation Safety and Regulatory Issues in Radiation Oncology — Howard I. Amols

Dose to Normal Tissues Outside the Radiation Therapy Patient's Treated Volume: A Review of Different Radiation Therapy Techniques — James A. Purdy

Genetic Susceptibility to Radiogenic Cancer in Humans — James M. Allan

BOOK REVIEW

NCRP Commentary No. 20: Radiation Protection and Measurement Issues Related to Cargo Scanning with Accelerator-Produced High-Energy X-Rays — Reviewed by J. Donald Cossairt

OTHER CONTENT

News and Notices

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

Author Guidelines

Advertisers Guide

Advertisers Index

Up and Coming

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Health Physics (ISSN 0017-9078) is the Official Journal of the Health Physics Society and is published monthly by Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 351 West Camden Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2436. For news and abstracts, and to search past issues of the Health Physics Journal, please visit the Health Physics Journal website.
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