Health Physics Society Journal

Contents of March 2005, Volume 88, Number 3

Health Physics Journal, Vol. 88, No. 3, March 2005
Thermal hazard to the crystalline lens from a focal optical beam. See article by Tsutomu Okuno et al. on 214 for more information.


The Heath Physics Society: A 50-Year Chronology — Alex J. Boerner and Ronald L. Kathren


Temperature Rises in the Crystalline Lens from Focal Irradiation — Tsutomu Okuno, Masami Kojima, Ikuho Hata, and David H. Sliney

Validating an Important Aspect of the New ICRP Biokinetic Model of Thorium — P. Roth, V. Höllriegl, W. B. Li, U. Oeh, and P. Schramel

Urine, Hair, and Nails as Indicators for Ingestion of Uranium in Drinking Water — Z. Karpas, O. Paz-Tal, A. Lorber, L. Salonen, H. Komulainen, A. Auvinen, H. Saha, and P. Kurttio

The Possible Contribution of 129I in the Drinking Water and Food Supply to the Nodular Formation of Thyroid Tissue — Osman Dogru, Mahmut Dogru, Erhan Aygen, Cemalettin Camci, Cuneyt Kirkil, Cumhur Canbazoglu, and Sultan Sahin

Anomalously High Levels of Uranium and Other Naturally Occurring Radionuclides in Private Wells in the Piedmont Region of South Carolina — Lara D. Hughes, Brian A. Powell, Aurelie M. Soreefan, Deborah A. Falta, and Timothy A. DeVol

Naturally Occurring Radionuclides in Community Water Supplies of New York State — Michael E. Kitto and Min Sook Kim


A Useful Formula for the Radiological Calibration Laboratory — F. M. Cummings


Risk Communication, A Handbook for Communicating Environmental, Safety, and Health Risks, Third Edition — Reviewed by Raymond Johnson

Radiation Protection in Dentistry — Reviewed by Sharon L. Brooks

The Answer to Cancer — Reviewed by Geoffrey G. Eichholz

Managing Patient Dose in Digital Radiology — Reviewed by Geoffrey G. Eichholz

Current Trends in Radiation Protection — Reviewed by Ruth E. McBurney


News and Notices

Health Physics Society Prospectus

Health Physics Society Affiliate Members

Author Guidelines

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