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Health Physics Society Journal

July 2011, Volume 101, Number 1

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On the cover: Photograph of a technician's hand holding a syringe. See the paper by Sherbini et al. on p. 1 for more information.   LWW image

CONTENTS

PAPERS

Correction Factors Applied to Finger Dosimetry: A Theoretical Assessment of Appropriate Values for Use in Handling Radiopharmaceuticals — Sami Sherbini, Dan Ilas, Keith Eckerman, and Joseph DeCicco

Organ-Specific External Dose Coefficients and Protective Apron Transmission Factors for Historical Dose Reconstruction for Medical Personnel — Steven L. Simon

Reconstruction of Long-Lived Radionuclide Intakes for Techa Riverside Residents: Strontium-90 — E. I. Tolstykh, M. O. Degteva, L. M. Peremyslova, N. B. Shagina, E. A. Shishkina, V. A. Krivoshchapov, L. R. Anspaugh, and B. A. Napier

Conservatism in Effective Dose Calculations for Accident Events Involving Fuel Reprocessing Waste Tanks — J. J. Bevelacqua

Evaluation of the Shadow Shield Technique for the Measurement of Scattered Radiation — Daniel R. Steele, Christian M. Petrie, Kevin Herminghuysen, and Thomas E. Blue

ERRATUM

Session 3b: Propagation of Effects and Low Dose Impacts: Erratum

Characterization of the Radiation-Damaged Precursor Cells in Bone Marrow Based on Modeling of the Peripheral Blood Granulocytes Response — Shaowen Hu and Francis A. Cucinotta

NOTE

The Deviation of Liver Dose in Real Patients for Thoracic Computed Tomography Scans: A New Approach to Individual Dosimetry with Methods of Radiotherapy Treatment Planning — Heiner von Boetticher, Torben Lüllau, Melanie Lammers, Edwin N. Kamau, and Björn Poppe

FORUM

Toward Improved Ionizing Radiation Safety Standards — Otto G. Raabe

BOOK REVIEW

Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) and Technologically Enhanced NORM (TENORM) — Jeanette Eng

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.