Health Physics Society Journal

July 2014, Volume 107, Number 1

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On the Cover: The graphic illustrates radiation damage and the importance of the interaction between the dermis, epidermis, and vasculature in the formation of acute radiation effects as described in the paper by Smirnova et al. on p. 47.



Preliminary Production of 211At at the Texas A&M University Cyclotron Institute — Thomas Michael Martin, Vihar Bhakta, Abeer Al-Harbi, Michael Hackemack, Gabriel Tabacaru, Robert Tribble, Sriram Shankar, and Gamal Akabani

A Strategy for a Rapid Radiological Screening Survey in Large Scale Radiation Accidents: A Lesson from an Individual Survey after the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Accidents — Takashi Ohba, Makoto Miyazaki, Hisashi Sato, Arifumi Hasegawa, Mitsuo Sakuma, Takeshi Yusa, Fumio Shishido, and Akira Ohtsuru

Retention and Excretion of Inhaled 3H and 14C Radiolabeled Methane in Rats — C. Didychuk, P.A. Burchart, S.M. Carlisle, and R.B. Richardson

Measurement Uncertainties in Whole Body Counting and Radon Progeny — Stratos T. Valakis, Stavroula Pallada, and John A. Kalef-Ezra

Dynamics of Acutely Irradiated Skin Epidermal Epithelium in Swine: Modeling Studies — Olga A. Smirnova, Shaowen Hu, and Francis A. Cucinotta


Dose Equivalent Rate Constants and Barrier Transmission Data for Nuclear Medicine Facility Dose Calculations and Shielding Design — Maggie Kusano and Curtis B. Caldwell


Cancer Complexity and Radiation Protection — Kenneth L. Mossman

The Influence of Population Aging and Size on the Number of CT Examinations in The Netherlands — Harmen Bijwaard, Mathieu Pruppers, and Ischa de Waard-Schalkx

Multibiodose Radiation Emergency Triage Categorization Software — Elizabeth A. Ainsbury, Stephen Barnard, Lleonard Barrios, Paola Fattibene, Virginie de Gelder, Eric Gregoire, Carita Lindholm, David Lloyd, Inger Nergaard, Kai Rothkamm, Horst Romm, Harry Scherthan, Hubert Thierens, Charlot Vandevoorde, Clemens Woda, and Andrzej Wojcik


Social and Ethical Aspects of Radiation Risk Management — Dorota Ferguson


Robert E. Bob Alexander, CHP (1928-2014) — Allen Brodsky, Ronald L. Kathren, and Michael Childers


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