Health Physics Society Journal

Health Physics Journal, Vol. 84, No. 5, May 2003
The Marianno Research Sled, which is used to test efficiencies of detectors at different scanning speeds. See article by Kevin Hart et al. on page 616 for more information.

Contents of May 2003, Volume 84, Number 5


Dose Response Relationships for Acute Ionizing-Radiation Lethality — G. H. Anno, R. W. Young, R. M Bloom, and J. R. Mercier


Six-Year Follow-Up of an Acute 241Am Inhalation Intake — Ronald L. Kathren, Timothy P. Lynch, and Richard J. Traub

Characterization of the Magnetic Fields around Walk-Through and Hand-Held Metal Detectors — W. Boivin, J. Coletta, and L. Kerr

The Monetary Value of the Averted Dose for Public Exposure Assessed by the Willingness to Pay — Tünde Katona, Béla Kanyár, Katalin Eged, Zoltan Kis, Árpád Nényei, and Robert Bodnár

Transuranic Isotopes and 90Sr in Attic Dust in the Vicinity of Two Nuclear Establishments in Northern Germany — I. Schmitz-Feuerhake, J. W. Mietelski, and P. Gaca

Inter-Species Extrapolation of Skin Heating Resulting from Millimeter Wave Irradiation: Modeling and Experimental Results — D. A. Nelson, T. J. Walters, K. L. Ryan, K. B. Emerton, W. D. Hurt, J. M. Ziriax, L. R. Johnson, and P. A. Mason

Predicting Instrument Detection Efficiency when Scanning Point and Small Area Radiation Sources — Kevin Hart, William Duffy, Kathryn Higley, Craig Marianno, and Craig Moss

Radiation Dose Reduction in Invasive Cardiology by Restriction to Adequate Instead of Optimized Picture Quality — Eberhard Kuon, Christian Dorn, Moritz Schmitt, and Johannes B. Dahm

Estimating the Depth of Embedded Contaminants from In-Situ Gamma Spectroscopic Measurements — A. Al-Ghamdi and X. G. Xu

Effect of Soil Amendments on Radiocesium Transfer to Alfalfa — K. G. Ioannides, C. A. Papachristodoulou, T. J. Mertzimekis, and C. E. Tzialla


The Compact Disk as Radon Detector-A Laboratory Study of the Method — D. Pressyanov, J. Buysse, A. Poffijn, G. Meesen, and A. Van Deynse

Quality Factors for Alpha Particles in the Human Respiratory Tract — D. Nikezic and K. N. Yu

Investigations of Enhanced Outdoor Radon Concentration in Johanngeorgenstadt (Saxony) — C. Dushe, M. Kümmel, and H. Schulz


IntelliMover — Reviewed by George J. Vargo


Nuclear Reactions: The Politics of Opening a Radioactive Waste Disposal Site — Reviewed by Geoffrey G. Eichholz

Dosimetry for Food Irradiation — Reviewed by Geoffrey G. Eichholz

Biophysics: An Introduction — Reviewed by Ronald E. Goans

Practical Radiation Protection in Health Care — Reviewed by Lawrence T. Dauer

Radiation Safety in Nuclear Medicine — Reviewed by Matthew Williamson

The Illustrated Wavelet Transform Handbook: Introductory Theory and Applications in Science, Engineering, Medicine and Finance — Reviewed by Michael S. Ford

Principles of Radiological Health and Safety — Reviewed by D. M. Hamby


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