Health Physics Society Journal

March 2017, Volume 112, Number 3

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On the cover: Permanent radiation-induced Pelger Huët bridge in a neutrophil from patient A in the 1958 Y-12 criticality accident (4.61 Gy-Eq). Numerous red blood cells are also seen.



Design of Interrogation Protocols for Radiation Dose Measurements Using Optically Stimulated Luminescent Dosimeters — Sara A. Abraham, Kimberlee J. Kearfott, Ali H. Jawad, Andrew J. Boria, Tobias J. Buth, Alexander S. Dawson, Sheldon C. Eng, Samuel J. Frank, Crystal A. Green, Mitchell L. Jacobs, Kevin Liu, Joseph A. Miklos, Hien Nguyen, Muhammad Rafique, Blake D. Rucinski, Travis Smith, and Yanliang Tan

A Rapid Method for Quantification of 242Pu in Urine Using Extraction Chromatography and ICP-M — Athena Marie Gallardo, Chit Than, Carolyn Wong, and Ralf Sudowe

The Pseudo-Pelger Huët Cell—A New Permanent Radiation Biomarker — Ronald E. Goans, Carol J. Iddins, Natalia I. Ossetrova, Patrick H. Ney, and Nicholas Dainiak

Influence of Neutron Sources and 10B Concentration on Boron Neutron Capture Therapy for Shallow and Deeper Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer — Haiyan Yu, Xiaobin Tang, Diyun Shu, Yuanhao Liu, Changran Geng, Chunhui Gong, Shuang Hang, and Da Chen

Characterizing and Mapping of Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Fields (20–3,000 Mhz) in Chengdu, China — Gengyu Zhu, Xiaofeng Gong, and Ruisen Luo

Exploiting Kalman Filtering Non-Linear Exponential Fitting to Promote the Energy Resolution of 137Cs and 60Co Gamma Ray Spectra — Huiping Guo, Chenyang Tian, Hongbin Xue, Ning Lv, Yingguang Wei, Guangzhi Fu, Wenhui Lv, Kuo Zhao, and Yijie Hou

Monitoring and Dose Assessment for Children Following a Radiation Emergency Part I: Reference Values for In Vitro Bioassay — Arlene Alves dos Reis, Wi-Ho Ha, Boris Kukhta, and Chunsheng Li

Radon Release and Its Simulated Effect on Radiation Doses — Momen Orabi

Differences in Radiation Activity Between Glass and Resin 90Y Microspheres in Treating Unresectable Hepatic Cancer — Trent James, Jacqueline Hill, Thomas Fahrbach, and Zachary Collins


ICNIRP Statement on Diagnostic Devices Using Non-Ionizing Radiation: Existing Regulations and Potential Health Risks — International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection


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