Health Physics Society Journal

February 2013, Volume 104, Number 2

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Graph—Variations in the air dose measured at the Hongo Campus of the University of Tokyo, 15-16 March 2011; see the paper by Higaki and Hirota on p. 227 for more information. Photo—Large and small dirt samples, air filters, and the air sampler used in the research by Glassford et al. on p. 179.



Population Radiation Dose From Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine Procedures in the Tehran Population in 1999Y2003: Striking Changes in Only One Decade — Faraj Tabeie, Hooshang Mohammadi, and Isa Neshandar Asli

Use of Portable X-ray Fluorescence (PXRF) In Vivo as an Alternative Technique for the Assessment of Iron Levels in Patients With Thalassemia and Hemochromatosis — Marcelo Estevam and Carlos Roberto Appoloni

Prevention of Accidental Exposure in Radiotherapy: The Risk Matrix Approach — J.J. Vilaragut, C. Duménigo, J.M. Delgado, J. Morales, J.D. McDonnell, R. Ferro, P. Ortiz López, M.L. Ramírez, A. Pérez Mulas, S. Papadopulos, M. Gonçalves, R. López Morones, C. Sánchez Cayuela, A. Cascajo Castresana, F. Somoano, C. Álvarez, A. Guillén, M. Rodríguez, P.P. Pereira, and A. Nader

Occupational Exposure to Natural Radiation in Zirconium Refractory Plants in Japan — Kazuki Iwaoka, Hiroyuki Tabe, Toshikazu Suzuki, and Hidenori Yonehara

Study of Effective Atomic Number and Electron Density for Tissues from Human Organs in the Energy Range of 1 keV-100 GeV — H.C. Manjunatha and B. Rudraswamy

Measurements of Indoor Radon Concentration Levels in Dwellings in Bethlehem, Palestine — Amin A. Leghrouz, Mohammad M. Abu-Samreh, and Ayah K. Shehadeh

Uncertainty of 222Rn Concentrations in the USEPA Radiation and Indoor Environments National Laboratory Exposure Chamber — M. Ronca-Battista, G. Budd, and S. McLemore

Evaluation of Residual Uranium Contamination in the Dirt Floor of an Abandoned Metal Rolling Mill — Eric Glassford, Henry Spitz, Megan Lobaugh, Grant Spitler, Paul Succop, and Carol Rice

Deposition in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Fallout — Nobuyoshi Ishii, Keiko Tagami, Hyoe Takata, Kazuhiro Fujita, Isao Kawaguchi, Yoshito Watanabe, and Shigeo Uchida

Toxicity of Irradiated Advanced Heavy Water Reactor Fuels — N.D. Priest, R.B. Richardson, and G.W.R. Edwards

A Monte Carlo Simulation of the In Vivo Measurement of Lung Activity in the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Torso Phantom — Robert Acha, Richard Brey, and Kevin Capello


Effects of Heating Rate and Dose on Trapping Parameters of TLD-100 Crystals — Paola Francisca Caprile, Beatriz Sánchez-Nieto, Alejandro Matías Pino, and Juan Fernando Delgado

Translation of Dose Coefficients From ICRP 53 to ICRP 80 — Hanna M. Moussa and Mark A. Melanson


The Reductive Effect of an Anti-pollinosis Mask against Internal Exposure From Radioactive Materials Dispersed From the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster — Shogo Higaki and Masahiro Hirota


Health Physics and Radiological Health, 4th Edition — Stephen V. Musolino

Radiation Protection and Safety of Radiation Sources: International Basic Safety Standards—Interim Edition — Edward L. Wilds, Jr.

Radioactivity: A Very Short Introduction — Mark L. Maiello

Interaction of Radiation with Matter — Camille Palmer


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