Health Physics Society Journal

January 2009, Volume 96, Number 1

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The coastal belt of Karunagappally, Kerala, India, is known for high background radiation from thorium-containing monazite sand. See article by Raghu Ram K. Nair et al. on page 55 for more information.   LWW image


New Human Data versus Estimates of Effects of Inhaling Fission Product Mixtures — Allen Brodsky and Glen Reeves


Dietary Iodine and Bromine Intakes in Ukrainian Subjects — Kunio Shiraishi, Susumu Ko, Yasuyuki Muramatsu, Pavlo V. Zamostyan, and Nikolay Y. Tsigankov

Dose-Area Product of Patients Undergoing Digital Subtraction Angiography (DSA): Abdominal Aorta and Lower Limb Examinations — R. Juszkat, M.A. Blaszak, N. Majewska, and W. Majewski

Planning for the Worst in Washington State: Initial Response Planning for Improvised Nuclear Device Explosions — Richard W. Poeton, Wayne M. Glines, and Debra McBaugh

Analysis of 238U, 232Th, 222Rn, and 220Rn in Different Medical Drug Preparations by Using CR-39 and LR-115 Type II SSNTDs and Resulting Radiation Doses to Adult Patients — M.A. Misdaq and M. Karime

Annual Average Indoor Radon Variations over Two Decades — D.J. Steck

Determination of Parameters of the Jacobi Room Model Using the Brownian Motion Model — N. Stevanovic, V. Markovic, V. Urosevic, and D. Nikezic

Background Radiation and Cancer Incidence in Kerala, India — Karanagappally Cohort Study — Raghu Ram K. Nair, Balakrishnan Rajan, Suminori Akiba, P. Jayalekshmi, M. Krishnan Nair, P. Gangadharan, Taeko Koga, Hiroshige Morishima, Seiichi Nakamura, and Tsutomu Sugahara

Attenuation Characteristics of MagnaDense High-Density Concrete at 6, 10 and 15 MV for Use in Radiotherapy Bunker Design — M.R. Jones, D.J. Peet, and P.W. Horton

SESAME: A Software Tool for the Numerical Dosimetric Reconstruction of Radiological Accidents Involving External Sources and Its Application to the Accident in Chile in December 2005 — C. Huet, A. Lemosquet, I. Clairand, J.B. Rioual, D. Franck, L. de Carlan, I. Aubineau-Lanièce, and J.F. Bottollier-Depois


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