Health Physics Society Journal

Contents of August 2006, Volume 91, Number 2

Health Physics Journal, Vol. 91, No. 2, August 2006
A Mössbauer spectroscopy laboratory. A study of doses received by workers employed in these types of laboratories was performed. See article by G. Pedrazzi et al. on page 163 for more information.


Electromagnetic Malfunction of Semiconductor-Type Electronic Personal Dosimeters Caused by Access Control Systems for Radiation Facilities — Shizuhiko Deji, Shigeki Ito, Eiji Ariga, Kazuyuki Mori, Masahiro Hirota, Takuya Saze, and Kunihide Nishizawa

Analysis of Uranium in Drinking Water Samples Using Laser Induced Fluorimetry — Asha Rani and Surinder Singh

Effective Dose Equivalent for Point Gamma Sources Located 10 cm Near the Body — X. George Xu, Sean Bushart, and Ralph Anderson

131I Effective Half-Life (Teff) for Patients with Thyroid Cancer — J. Willegaignon, Luiz F. Malvestiti, Maria I.C. Guimarães, Marcelo T. Sapienza, Irene S. Endo, Guilherme C. Neto, Marília Marone, and Gian-Maria A.A. Sordi

Evaluation of the Potential Absorbed Doses from Patients Based on Whole-Body 131I Clearance in Thyroid Cancer Therapy — J. Willegaignon, Michael G. Stabin, Maria I.C. Guimarães, Luiz F. Malvestiti, Marcelo T. Sapienza, Marília Maroni, and Gian-Maria A.A. Sordi

Application of Multi-Compartment Wound Models to Plutonium-Contaminated Wounds Incurred by Former Workers at Rocky Flats — Roger B. Falk, Nancy M. Daugherty, Joe M. Aldrich, F. Joseph Furman, and Duane E. Hilmas

Concentration and Daily Excretion of Uranium in Urine of Japanese — Sergei Tolmachev, Jun Kuwabara, and Hiroshi Noguchi

Medical Exposure of the Population from Diagnostic Use of Ionizing Radiation in Luxembourg between 1994 and 2002 — Ferid Shannoun, Hajo Zeeb, Carlo Back, and Maria Blettner


Radiation Exposure in Mössbauer Spectroscopy — G. Pedrazzi, S. Vaccari, and E. Papotti


Extrapolation of Radiation-Induced Cancer Risks from Nonhuman Experimental Systems to Humans — Reviewed by Kenneth L. Mossman

RF/Microwave Interaction with Biological Tissues — Reviewed by Geoffrey G. Eichholz


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