Health Physics Society Journal

April 2012, Volume 102, Number 4

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On the cover: Voxel human lung reconstructed from CT scan at a Montreal hospital. See paper by Gary Kramer and colleagues on page 378 for more information.



An Integrated Approach to Data Management, Risk Assessment, and Decision Making — John E. Till, Helen A. Grogan, H. Justin Mohler, James R. Rocco, Arthur S. Rood, and S. Shawn Mohler

Linear Dimensions and Volumes of Human Lungs Obtained from CT Images — Gary H. Kramer, Kevin Capello, Brock Bearrs, Aimée Lauzon, and Lysanne Normandeau

Perceived Risk of Nuclear Power and Other Risks during the Last 25 Years in Japan — Reiko Kanda, Satsuki Tsuji, and Hidenori Yonehara

Dose-Dependent Analysis of Acute Medical Effects of Mixed Neutron-Gamma Radiation from Selected Severe 235U or 239Pu Criticality Accidents in USSR, United States, and Argentina — Tatyana Barabanova, Albert L. Wiley, and Andrey Bushmanov

Measurements of 60Co in Massive Steel Samples Exposed to the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Explosion — Joël Gasparro, Mikael Hult, Gerd Marissens, Masaharu Hoshi, Kenichi Tanaka, Satoru Endo, Matthias Laubenstein, Harald Dombrowski, and Dirk Arnold

Estimation of High-Level, Rapidly-Changing Concentrations Using Moving-Filter Continuous Particulate Air Monitors — William C. Evans

An Intercomparison for NIRS and NYU Passive Thoron Gas Detectors at NYU — Atsuyuki Sorimachi, Tetsuo Ishikawa, Shinji Tokonami, Passaporn Chittaporn, and Naomi H. Harley

A Biomathematical Model of Lymphopoiesis Following Severe Radiation Accidents—Potential Use for Dose Assessment — Shaowen Hu, Olga A. Smirnova, and Francis A. Cucinotta

Changes of Radionuclides in the Environment in Chiba, Japan, after the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Accident — Kazunori Nagaoka, Shoji Sato, Shigeru Araki, Yuji Ohta, and Yoshihiro Ikeuchi

Cancer Deaths and Occupational Exposure in a Group of Plutonium Workers — Naz Afarin Fallahian, Richard R. Brey, Rick D. Tivis, Neill F. Piland, and David R. Simpson

Monte Carlo Assessment of the Finger Shallow Dose from Direct Contact with a Microcentrifuge Tube Containing Common Biotechnology Isotopes in Solution — Dan Cutright, David Medich, and Joseph Ring


Long Term Measurements of Indoor Radon Equilibrium Factor — Naomi H. Harley, Jing Chen, Passaporn Chittaporn, Atsuyuki Sorimachi, and Shinji Tokonami


Moving Forward with Safety Culture — Michael Weber


Isotope Ratios of 235U/238U and 137Cs/235U in Black Rain Streaks on Plaster Wall Caused by Fallout of the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb: Erratum


Radiochemistry and Measurement of 226Ra in Human Bone — Naomi H. Harley and Isabel M. Fisenne

Response to Harley and Fisenne — David J. Watson and Daniel J. Strom


Physics for Diagnostic Radiology (Third Edition) — Terry M. Button


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