Health Physics Society Journal

Health Physics Journal, Vol. 89, No. 2, August 2005
Radiological control technician changing a fixed air sampler filter in the waste handling building of the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant. See article by Robert B. Hayes et al. on page 172 for more information.

Contents of August 2005, Volume 89, Number 2


Too Hot to Handle — Ken Kasper

Toward the Framework and Implementation for Clearance of Materials from Regulated Facilities — S. Y. Chen, D. W. Moeller, W. P. Dornsife, H. R. Meyer, A. LaMastra, J. O. Lubenau, D. J. Strom, and J. G. Yusko

A Comparison of the COG and MCNP Codes in Computational Neutron Capture Therapy Modeling, Part I: Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Models — C. N. Culbertson, K. Wangerin, E. Ghandourah, and T. Jevremovic

A Comparison of the COG and MCNP Codes in Computational Neutron Capture Therapy Modeling, Part II: Gadolinium Neutron Capture Therapy Models and Therapeutic Effects — K. Wangerin, C. N. Culbertson, and T. Jevremovic

Indoor Radon Determination in Dwellings Located at Dikili Geothermal Area in Western Turkey — Y. Yarar, T. Günayd, and N. Çelebi

Radiation Protection in Radiosynovectomy of the Knee — Knut Liepe, Michael Andreeff, Gerd Wunderlich, and Joerg Kotzerke


Unanswered Questions: The Legacy of Atomic Veterans — Deborah Hansen and Cheryl Schriner


Electrets to Measure Ion Concentration in Air — P. Kotrappa

Minimizing Entrance Door Thickness for Direct-Entry Radiotherapy Rooms — Robert J. Barish


Use of Alpha Spectroscopy for Conducting Rapid Surveys of Transuranic Activity on Air Sample Filters and Smears — Robert B. Hayes, Adan M. Peña, and Thomas E. Goff


Can Confounding by Smoking Explain the Ecologic Correlation between Lung Cancer and Radon? — D. J. Pawel

Response to Pawel — B. L. Cohen


Structural Shielding Design for Medical X-Ray Imaging Facilities — Reviewed by Jeffrey J. Brunette


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