Health Physics Society Journal

January 2015, Volume 108, Number 1

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On the cover: Semilogarithmic plots of monthly accumulative 134Cs+137Cs fallout and radioactivity (dust) concentration in Fukushima City during June 2011 through July 2013. The data were measured by the Environmental Radioactivity Monitoring Center of Fukushima Prefecture. For details please see the paper by Kazuhiro Akimoto on page 32.



Long-Term Follow-Up of the Genital Organs and Eye Lenses in Three Cases of Acute Radiation Sickness From a 60Co Radiation Accident in China — Zhi Wei Xing, En Hai Jiang, Jian Ying Du, Feng Ling Zhao, Bao Hua Fu, Li Ping Jiang, Xiao Guang Wang, Xin Ran Zhao, Qiang Liu, and Bo Jiang

A New Method to Calculate the Threshold Temperature of a Perfect Blackbody to Protect Cornea and Lens in the Range of 780–3,000 nm — Faramarz Madjidi and Jamshid Mohammadi

Tools for Placing the Radiological Health Hazard in Perspective Following a Severe Emergency at a Light Water Reactor (LWR) or Its Spent Fuel Pool — Thomas McKenna, Phillip Vilar Welter, Jessica Callen, Rafael Martincic, Brian Dodd, and Vladimir Kutkov

Annual and Weekly Cycles of Radioactivity Concentration Observed in Fukushima City — Kazuhiro Akimoto

Absence of Internal Radiation Contamination by Radioactive Cesium Among Children Affected by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Disaster — Masaharu Tsubokura, Shigeaki Kato, Shuhei Nomura, Tomohiro Morita, Amina Sugimoto, Stuart Gilmour, Masahiro Kami, Tomoyoshi Oikawa, and Yukio Kanazawa

Calculating Patient-Specific Organ Doses From Adult Body CT Scans by Monte Carlo Analysis Using Male-Individual Voxel Phantoms — Osamu Kamei, Mitsuaki Ojima, Takayasu Yoshitake, Koji Ono, Kohjiro Nishijima, and Michiaki Kai

One Size Does Not Fit All: The Merit of Absorbed Doses to the Blood in 131I Therapy for Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma — Leila Fatholahi, Faraj Tabeie, Ali Mahmoud Pashazadeh, Hamid Javadi, Majid Assadi, and Isa Neshandar Asli

Distribution of 222Rn Concentration in an Inhabited Area Adjacent to the Aja Granitic Heights of Hail Province, Saudi Arabia — Abdulraheem Abdulrahman Kinsara, El-Said Ibrahim Shabana, Waleed Hussain Abulfaraj, and Maher Mohammad Taher Qutub

In Vivo Measurement of 241Am in the Lungs Confounded by Activity Deposited in Other Organs — Megan L. Lobaugh, Henry B. Spitz, and Samuel E. Glover


Radiation Exposure of Aviation Crewmembers and Cancer — Edward T. Bramlitt and Joseph J. Shonka


Radiological Safety and Quality: Paradigms in Leadership and Innovation — Lawrence T. Dauer


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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.