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Health Physics Journal, Vol. 85, No. 2, August 2003
A radiologist's hand accidentally slips into the primary beam during a computed tomography fluoroscopy (CTF) procedure. Patient and staff doses during this procedure were evaluated. See article by Nico Buls et al. on page 165 for more information.

Contents of August 2003, Volume 85, Number 2


Chernobyl: The Aftermath — Ken Kasper


A Proposed Method to Determine the Decision Level for Radioactivity Measurements — Dominique Rigaud


Radioprotection Effect of Low Level Preirradiation on Mammals: Modeling and Experimental Investigation — O. A. Smirnova and M. Yonezawa

Activity Levels of 137Cs and 40K in the Skin and the Cutaneous Organs of a Cow — Elke Pichl and Herbert Rabitsch

Evaluation of Patient and Staff Doses During Various CT Fluoroscopy Guided Interventions — Nico Buls, Jessica Pagés, Johan de Mey and Michel Osteaux

An Estimate of Spatial Uncertainty of Mean Concentrations Predicted by Gaussian Dispersion Models — Erno Sajo

Mathematical Techniques for Solving Analytically Large Compartmental Models — Guillermo Sanchez and Jesus Lopez-Fidalgo

Uncertainty in Transport Factors Used to Calculate Historical Dose from 131I Releases at the Savannah River Site — A. A. Simpkins and D. M. Hamby

Free Water 3H Concentrations in Serum Samples Collected During 1969-1992 in Akita, Japan — Shun'ichi Hisamatsu, Yoshikazu Inoue, Noriyuki Hachiya, Kiyoshi Katoh, Toyoko Nakagomi, Osamu Nakagomi, Yutaka Motohashi, and Yukio Takizawa

Regular Radon Activity Concentration and Effective Dose Measurements Inside the Great Pyramid with Passive Nuclear Track Detectors — A. F. Hafez, A. A. Bishara, M. A. Kotb, and A. S. Hussein


Validation of Uranium Determination in Urine by ICP-MS — C. Bouvier-Capely, N. Baglan, A. Montègue, J. Ritt, and C. Cossonnet

Lung Counting: Summing Techniques to Reduce the MDA — Gary H. Kramer, Barry M. Hauck, Steve A. Allen, Bernardo M. Dantas, Ana Letícia A. Dantas, and Adelaide M. G. F. Azeredo

Uranium Daily Intake and Urinary Excretion: A Preliminary Study in Italy — M. Galletti, L. D'Annibale, V. Pinto and C. Cremisini


Daily Intake of Stable Iodine — Francois Lemay

Response to Lemay — Richard P. Harvey

Standards for Measuring Airborne Radioactivity — Morgan Cox, Mark D. Hoover, Liliane Grivaud, Michelle Johnson, and George J. Newton


The Essential Physics of Medical Imaging — Reviewed by Jadwiga (Jodi) Strzelczyk


In Memoriam-George L. Voelz, M.D. — Citation by Laurie D. Wiggs, Raymond A. Guilmette, Donald F. Petersen, and Jerome E. Dummer

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