Operational Radiation Safety

Operational Radiation Safety, Vol. 84, No. 5, May 2003
Jaime Kennedy, coordinator of nuclear medicine, and Dr. David A. Ellis, physician coordinator of nuclear medicine services, with the GE Medical Systems 18-FDG-PET scanner at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany, NY. See article on "Shielding Design for a PET Imaging Suite," by Brian Methe on pages S83. Photo courtesy of Richard Chady.

Contents of Vol. 84, No. 5, May 2003

Upcoming Events

Sean M. Austin

Ask the Expert

Kelly Classic

RSO Interview

Mack L. Richard

A Guide to SI Units in Radiation Protection

Operational Topics

Thermonuclear Attack - a Presentation by Brigadier General Crawford Sams, 1957 — Introduction by William E. Potter

Investigation of Elevated Whole Body Radiation Monitoring Results in a Research Setting — Agnes Barlow

Radiation Protection Program for Declared Pregnant Workers — Judith M. Clark

A Quality Educational Program Can Significantly Improve Radiation Safety — Vicki Morris

Development of a Laser Entryway Safety Control System in the Research University Setting — Ben Edwards, Michael Stenner and Thomas Park

Decontaminating the Nasal Passages — Mary Ellen Berger, Otis W. Jones, Robert C. Ricks and Seaton Garrett

Shielding Design for a PET Imaging Suite: A Case Study — Brian M. Methe

Preliminary Evaluation of Real Time False CAM Alarm Prediction Through Continuous Radon Monitoring — Robert Hayes and Hung Cheng Chiou

Laser Accidents: Occurrence and Response — Ken Barat

Correspondence: Gaulke — Reply to Gaulke by Hogue

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