Health Physics Society Journal

June 2018, Volume 114, Number 6

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On the cover: Typical defense-related uranium mine sites and their environments (courtesy of DOE Office of Legacy Management)



Total Ambient Dose Equivalent Buildup Factor Determination for NBS04 Concrete — Paulina Duckic and Robert B. Hayes

Investigation and Implementation of Commercially Available Optically Stimulated Luminescence Dosimeters for Use in Fixed Nuclear Accident Dosimeter Systems — David L. Georgeson and Byron H. Christiansen

Establishing Radiological Screening Levels for Defense-Related Uranium Mine (DRUM) Sites on BLM Land Using a Recreational Future-Use Scenario — Steven H. Brown, Russel Edge, John Elmer, and Michael McDonald

Probability Distribution of Dose and Dose-Rate Effectiveness Factor for Use in Estimating Risks of Solid Cancers From Exposure to Low-LET Radiation — David C. Kocher, A. Iulian Apostoaei, F. Owen Hoffman, and John R. Trabalka


Biological Effects From Low Doses and Dose Rates of Ionizing Radiation: Science in the Service of Protecting Humans, A Synopsis — Ludwig E. Feinendegen and Jerry M. Cuttler


Radiation Protection for Interventional Fluoroscopy: Results of a Survey Among Dutch Hospitals — Harmen Bijwaard, Doreth Valk, and Ischa de Waard-Schalkx


Introduction to Health Physics, 5th Edition — Jason T. Harris

Reply to Belcuore — Jessica Callen and Tom McKenna


Position Statement of the Health Physics Society PS009-3: Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management — Health Physics Society


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