health physics

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Summary: The science concerned with problems of radiation protection relevant to reducing or preventing radiation exposure, and the effects of ionizing radiation on humans and their environment.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Operational health physics
    Kenneth L Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 88:638-52. 2005
  2. ncbi New recommendations from the International Commission on Radiological Protection--a review
    A D Wrixon
    Castellezgasse 25 2 6, 1020 Vienna, Austria
    Phys Med Biol 53:R41-60. 2008
  3. ncbi Some health physics aspects of working with 203Hg in university research
    M Belanger
    Safety and Risk Management, Georgia State University, University Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Health Phys 80:S28-30. 2001
  4. ncbi Health physics considerations in medical radiation emergencies
    Ken Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 87:S19-24. 2004
  5. ncbi International perspectives on quality assurance and new techniques in radiation medicine: outcomes of an IAEA conference
    Ken Shortt
    Division of Human Health, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:S80-4. 2008
  6. ncbi American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and American College of Radiology (ACR) practice guideline for the transperineal permanent brachytherapy of prostate cancer
    Seth A Rosenthal
    Radiation Oncology Centers, Radiological Associates of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95815 4227, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:335-41. 2011
  7. ncbi [The evolution of the system of radiological protection: outline of new ICRP recommendations]
    Hidehiro Kawasaki
    Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi 60:796-801. 2004
  8. ncbi [Regulating radiological protection and the role of health authorities]
    César F Arias
    Departamento de Fisica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paseo Colón 850, CP1063, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 20:188-97. 2006
  9. ncbi Medical ethics, clinical research, and special aspects in nuclear medicine
    S Corrao
    Unit of Clinical Methodology, Epidemiology and Statistics Civico e Benfratelli, G Di Cristina, M Ascoli, Hospital Trust, Palermo, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 48:175-80. 2004
  10. ncbi Light water reactor health physics
    Robert J Prince
    U S Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 475 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA
    Health Phys 87:469-79. 2004

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  1. ncbi Operational health physics
    Kenneth L Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 88:638-52. 2005
    A review of the operational health physics papers published in Health Physics and Operational Radiation Safety over the past fifteen years indicated seventeen general categories or areas into which the topics could be readily separated...
  2. ncbi New recommendations from the International Commission on Radiological Protection--a review
    A D Wrixon
    Castellezgasse 25 2 6, 1020 Vienna, Austria
    Phys Med Biol 53:R41-60. 2008
    ..Eventually, new recommendations were agreed by the Commission at its meeting in Essen in March 2007. This paper provides a review of these new recommendations and their possible implications...
  3. ncbi Some health physics aspects of working with 203Hg in university research
    M Belanger
    Safety and Risk Management, Georgia State University, University Plaza, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Health Phys 80:S28-30. 2001
    ..This paper outlines the method we used to synthesize 203Hg and provides a summary of our results to date and a discussion of our experiences...
  4. ncbi Health physics considerations in medical radiation emergencies
    Ken Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 87:S19-24. 2004
    Preplanning and organization can facilitate the health physics response in the event of a medical radiation emergency...
  5. ncbi International perspectives on quality assurance and new techniques in radiation medicine: outcomes of an IAEA conference
    Ken Shortt
    Division of Human Health, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 71:S80-4. 2008
    ..How shall the dual gaps, one in access to basic medical services and the other in access to high-quality modern technology, be addressed?..
  6. ncbi American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) and American College of Radiology (ACR) practice guideline for the transperineal permanent brachytherapy of prostate cancer
    Seth A Rosenthal
    Radiation Oncology Centers, Radiological Associates of Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95815 4227, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 79:335-41. 2011
    ..Adherence to these practice guidelines can be part of ensuring quality and safety in a successful prostate brachytherapy program...
  7. ncbi [The evolution of the system of radiological protection: outline of new ICRP recommendations]
    Hidehiro Kawasaki
    Nihon Hoshasen Gijutsu Gakkai Zasshi 60:796-801. 2004
  8. ncbi [Regulating radiological protection and the role of health authorities]
    César F Arias
    Departamento de Fisica, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Paseo Colón 850, CP1063, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 20:188-97. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi Medical ethics, clinical research, and special aspects in nuclear medicine
    S Corrao
    Unit of Clinical Methodology, Epidemiology and Statistics Civico e Benfratelli, G Di Cristina, M Ascoli, Hospital Trust, Palermo, Italy
    Q J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 48:175-80. 2004
    ..108 of L.D. no. 230 of March 17, 1995 and, art. 4 and attachment III of L.D. no. 187 of May 26). In this paper medical ethics, research, methodological issues and aspects of ionizing radiation are discussed...
  10. ncbi Light water reactor health physics
    Robert J Prince
    U S Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 475 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA
    Health Phys 87:469-79. 2004
    In this article an overview of the historical development of light water reactor health physics programs is presented...
  11. ncbi Electromagnetic malfunction of semiconductor-type electronic personal dosimeters caused by access control systems for radiation facilities
    Shizuhiko Deji
    Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Furo cho, Chikusa ku, Japan
    Health Phys 91:93-100. 2006
    ..0 cm. The electric and magnetic immunity levels ranged from 35.1 to 267.6 V m(-1) and from 1.0 to 16.6 A m(-1), respectively. Electromagnetic immunity levels of SEPDs should be strengthened from the standpoint of radiation protection...
  12. ncbi Operational health physics
    Kenneth L Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 88:1-15. 2005
    A review of the operational health physics papers published in Health Physics and Operational Radiation Safety over the past fifteen years indicated seventeen general categories or areas into which the topics could be readily separated...
  13. ncbi The current NRC definitions of therapy misadministration are vague, do not reflect the norms of clinical practice, and should be rewritten. Against the proposition
    Jeffrey F Williamson
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Radiation Oncology, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Med Phys 31:693-4. 2004
  14. ncbi The role of COMARE in the light of the CERRIE report and the COMARE response
    Bryn Bridges
    J Radiol Prot 25:194-5. 2005
  15. ncbi Medical physicists as radiation safety officers: a conflict of interest?
    Don D Tolbert
    Honolulu, HI 96826, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:286. 2004
  16. ncbi Radiation safety
    Stewart C Bushong
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030 3498, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:144-5. 2004
  17. ncbi Diagnostic medical physicists and their clinical activities
    Yasmin S Cypel
    Research Department, American College of Radiology, Reston, Virginia 20191, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 1:120-6. 2004
    ....
  18. ncbi The international scope of Medical Physics: an editorial
    William R Hendee
    Med Phys 33:4770-1. 2006
  19. ncbi Health physics aspects of neutron activated components in a linear accelerator
    Shuntong Guo
    Radiation Safety Office, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Health Phys 86:S94-S102. 2004
    ..The principal nuclides identified in the irradiated cerrobend block were In, Sn, Cd, Pb. The corresponding nuclear reactions from which the residual radionuclides produced were confirmed by consulting the current literature...
  20. ncbi Medical health physics: a review
    Richard J Vetter
    Radiation Safety Office, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Health Phys 86:445-56. 2004
    Medical health physics is the profession dedicated to the protection of healthcare providers, members of the public, and patients from unwarranted radiation exposure...
  21. ncbi Health risks of electromagnetic fields. Part III: Risk analysis
    Lynn M Brodsky
    McLaughlin Centre for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Crit Rev Biomed Eng 31:333-54. 2003
    ..Thus it is essential that all stakeholders involved in this issue participate in developing consensus solutions...
  22. ncbi The current NRC definitions of therapy misadministration are vague, do not reflect the norms of clinical practice, and should be rewritten. For the proposition
    Howard Amols
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Department of Medical Physics, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Med Phys 31:691-3. 2004
  23. ncbi Priority list of research areas for radiological nuclear threat countermeasures
    Terry C Pellmar
    Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland 20889 5603, USA
    Radiat Res 163:115-23. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi Units in radiation medicine
    D A Freshwater
    Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University of Birmingham
    J R Army Med Corps 150:10. 2004
  25. ncbi X-ray dose training: are we exposed to enough? A reply to Dr McCoubrie's letter published in Vol 60 No 6 (2005) on p. 730
    K Jacob
    Clin Radiol 60:936. 2005
  26. ncbi Concepts and simple rules of thumb, the best tools for training responders
    Allen Brodsky
    Health Phys 89:S16-8. 2005
  27. pmc Radiation in the cardiac catheter laboratory
    John Partridge
    Department of Medical Imaging, Harefield Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust, Hill End Road, Harefield, Middlesex UB9 6JH, UK
    Heart 91:1615-20. 2005
  28. ncbi A nontraditional method of providing radiation protection instruction at a large health science center
    Bradley S Brinkley
    Occupational Health and Safety, Radiation Safety Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Health Phys 90:S40-3. 2006
    ..This article also reviews steps under consideration to improve the current online course to make it a more effective tool in radiation safety instruction...
  29. ncbi A history of the international commission on radiological protection
    Roger Clarke
    International Commission on Radiological Protection, SE 171 16 Stockholm, Sweden
    Health Phys 88:717-32. 2005
    ..The key features of the Recommendations made by ICRP from 1928 up to the current 1990 version are identified...
  30. ncbi A review of the history of U.S. radiation protection regulations, recommendations, and standards
    Cynthia G Jones
    U S Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Office of Nuclear Security and Incident Response, Mail Stop T4 D22A, Washington, DC 20555, USA
    Health Phys 88:697-716. 2005
    ..The evolution and roles of international and national scientific recommending and regulatory organizations that shape U.S. radiation protection policy are described and discussed...
  31. ncbi Environmental health physics: 50 years of progress
    Dade W Moeller
    Dade Moeller and Associates, 257 River Island Road, New Bern, NC 28562 3669, USA
    Health Phys 88:676-96. 2005
    Environmental health physics is an interdisciplinary field, involving study of the release, transport, and fate of radioactive material in the environment...
  32. ncbi Light water reactor health physics
    Robert J Prince
    U S Nuclear Regulatory Commission, 475 Allendale Road, King of Prussia, PA 19406, USA
    Health Phys 88:665-75. 2005
    In this article an overview of the historical development of light water reactor health physics programs is presented...
  33. ncbi Medical health physics: a review
    Richard J Vetter
    Radiation Safety Office, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Health Phys 88:653-64. 2005
    Medical health physics is the profession dedicated to the protection of healthcare providers, members of the public, and patients from unwarranted radiation exposure...
  34. ncbi External dosimetry and personnel monitoring
    John W Poston
    Department of Nuclear Engineering, Texas A and M University, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Mail Stop 3133, College Station, TX 77843 3133, USA
    Health Phys 88:557-64. 2005
    ..federal regulations and the impact of the regulations on personnel dosimetry. Finally, there will be a discussion of what the future may hold in terms of the types of dosimeters and the approaches to personnel monitoring, in particular...
  35. ncbi Reflections on CERRIE
    J A Simmons
    J Radiol Prot 25:106-7. 2005
  36. ncbi The CERRIE majority and minority reports and the COMARE response
    Marion D Hill
    J Radiol Prot 25:103-6. 2005
  37. ncbi An analysis of 20 years of radiation-related health care complaints in Texas for the purposes of quality improvement
    P J Thommen
    The University of Texas School of Public Health, 1200 Herman Pressler, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Health Phys 90:S62-6. 2006
    ..Possible options for improving the means of systematically collecting initial compliant data in the future are also discussed...
  38. ncbi A review of educational philosophies as applied to radiation safety training at medical institutions
    Lawrence T Dauer
    Department of Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Phys 90:S67-72. 2006
    ..The paper also suggests that other educational philosophies, such as the progressive philosophy, should be examined to provide a rich foundation for improving the educational experience and outcomes...
  39. ncbi A commentary on some inconsistencies in the icrp 2005 recommendations: exclusion levels
    Gary H Kramer
    Human Monitoring Laboratory, Radiation Protection Bureau, 775 Brookfield Road PL6302D1, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 1C1, Canada
    Health Phys 91:1-6. 2006
    ..It is suggested that the International Atomic Energy Agency's approach is more balanced where each nuclide receives its own exclusion level instead of the incomplete and arbitrary categories proposed by the ICRP...
  40. ncbi The plenary session on the ICRP recommendations for the 21st century at IRPA-11, Madrid
    Geoffrey A M Webb
    Brunswick, Cornwall Gardens, Brighton BN1 6RJ, UK
    J Radiol Prot 24:413-22. 2004
    ..This memorandum summarises the initial presentation of the main ideas in the draft recommendations by the ICRP Chairman, Roger Clarke, and then presents the views of the six panellists...
  41. ncbi Legal liability and the health physicist
    Kenneth L Miller
    Penn State Hershey Medical Center 500 University Drive Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Health Phys 86:S48-52. 2004
  42. ncbi Gioacchino Failla
    Otha Linton
    Potomac, MD 20854, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:151-2. 2006
  43. ncbi [Staffing levels in medical radiation physics in radiation therapy in Germany. Summary of a questionnaire]
    Hans Karl Leetz
    Universitatskliniken, Institut für Radiologische Physik, Homburg Saar, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 179:721-6. 2003
    ..From the age distribution of DGMP-members and the calculated deficit resulted a training capacity of about 100 medical physicists at all per year (19 in radiation therapy) if the deficit shall be cut back in 10 years...
  44. ncbi Radiation protection in Australia: a thirty year perspective
    R C Smart
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, St George Hospital, Kogarah, Australia
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 30:155-9. 2007
    ..Medical physicists have been involved, and continue to be involved, in all aspects of radiation protection in medicine at a national, State and hospital level...
  45. ncbi New ICRP recommendations
    A D Wrixon
    Castellezgasse 25 2 6, 1020 Vienna, Austria
    J Radiol Prot 28:161-8. 2008
    ..As such, no major changes to radiological protection regulations based on the 1990 recommendations should be necessary...
  46. ncbi Radiation exposure as a reasonable calculated risk. 1958
    Lauriston S Taylor
    Health Phys 82:782-8. 2002
  47. ncbi Body potassium content and 40K radiation dose to Iranian subjects
    J Karimi Diba
    National Radiation Protection Department, Iranian Nuclear Regulatory Authority, PO Box 14155 4494, Tehran, Iran
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 104:259-62. 2003
    ..The average effective doses due to 40K are 187 +/- 32 microSv y(-1) for males and 150 +/- 27 microSv y(-1) for females...
  48. ncbi Interview with Gerald Feldman, radiation safety officer
    Gerald Feldman
    Health Phys 85:S70-3. 2003
  49. ncbi The international atom: evolution of radiation control programs
    F J Bradley
    Health Phys 83:121-34. 2002
    Under the Atoms for Peace program, Turkey received a one MWt swimming pool reactor in 1962 that initiated a health physics program for the reactor and a Radiation Control Program (RCP) for the country's use of ionizing radiation...
  50. ncbi The work of committee 2 of ICRP on internal dosimetry
    J W Stather
    Radiation Protection Division, Health Protection Agency, Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0RQ, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 127:8-11. 2007
    ..The OIR series of publications will be accompanied by a supporting Guidance Document that will give advice on the interpretation of bioassay data...
  51. ncbi Radiation protection and procedures in the OR
    Julie A Chaffins
    Diagnostic Imaging, Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi, USA
    Radiol Technol 79:415-28; quiz 429-31. 2008
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  52. ncbi [Staff requirements in medical radiation physics for diagnostic radiology in Germany: results of a questionnaire]
    H K Leetz
    Universitatskliniken, Institut für Radiologische Physik, Homburg Saar
    Rofo 176:392-7. 2004
    ..Considering the age distribution of the DGMP members, a training capacity of about 100 medical physicists per year is needed to eliminate the calculated deficit within the next 10 years...
  53. ncbi An initial radiation safety needs assessment of Costa Rica: the South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society's strategic planning appraisal for participation in the "Radiation Safety Without Borders" initiative
    Robert J Emery
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Environmental Health and Safety, Houston 77054, USA
    Health Phys 82:S87-91. 2002
    In response to the Health Physics Society's recent 'radiation safety without borders" initiative, the South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society selected Costa Rica as its partner country of choice...
  54. ncbi A case control study of multiple myeloma at four nuclear facilities
    S Wing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7400, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 10:144-53. 2000
    ..and occupational exposure data were derived from personnel, occupational medicine, industrial hygiene, and health physics records. Exposure-disease associations were evaluated using conditional logistic regression...
  55. ncbi A research program in medical physics for remote students
    Judith Pollard
    Department of Physics, University of Adelaide, 5005, Australia
    Med Eng Phys 27:599-603. 2005
    ..A project has commenced to modify the presentation of all courses so that remote students can interact with their fellow students in weekly tutorials and engage in informal discussions through a discussion forum...
  56. ncbi A comprehensive SWOT audit of the role of the biomedical physicist in the education of healthcare professionals in Europe
    C J Caruana
    EFOMP, SIG Biomedical Physics Education for the Healthcare Professions and Biomedical Physics, Institute of Health Care, University of Malta, Msida, Malta
    Phys Med 26:98-110. 2010
    ..The paper includes an appendix of terminology. Defined terms are marked with an asterisk in the text...
  57. ncbi 2005 Founders Award
    Jean St Germain
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Health Phys 89:601-2. 2005
  58. ncbi Graduation from a CAMPEP or equivalent accredited graduate or residency program should be a prerequisite for certification in radiological physics. Against the proposition
    Howard Amols
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Medical Physics Department, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Med Phys 32:836-7. 2005
  59. ncbi Emergency response health physics
    Rajah Mena
    National Security Technologies, LLC, Remote Sensing Laboratory Nellis, PO Box 98521, Las Vegas, NV 89193 8521, USA
    Health Phys 102:542-8. 2012
    b>Health physics is an important discipline with regard to understanding the effects of radiation on human health...
  60. ncbi For better ICRP recommendations on the radiological protection system
    K Fujimoto
    J Radiol Prot 25:331-2. 2005
  61. ncbi 2005 William A. McAdams Outstanding Service Award
    James Willison
    Washington Safety Management Solutions, Aiken, SC 29803, USA
    Health Phys 89:615-7. 2005
  62. doi Scenes from the past: Nikola Tesla and the discovery of X-rays
    Maja Hrabak
    Clinical Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Clinical Hospital Centre Zagreb, University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, Kispaticeva 12, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
    Radiographics 28:1189-92. 2008
  63. ncbi Point/Counterpoint. Peer reviews of medical physics practices often yield little information because the AAPM has not been proactive in developing appropriate peer-review guidelines
    Michael Gossman
    Tri State Regional Cancer Center, Ashland, Kentucky 41101, USA
    Med Phys 34:3701-4. 2007
  64. ncbi The ICRP 2007 recommendations
    C Streffer
    Chairman of ICRP Committee 2, Institute of Science and Ethics, University Duisburg Essen, 45117 Essen, Germany
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 127:2-7. 2007
  65. ncbi Radiology physics--where to now?
    Anthony Wallace
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 30:xiv-xvii. 2007
  66. ncbi 2003 William B. McAdams Outstanding Service Award presented to Herman Cember by the American Board of Health Physics, and the American Academy of Health Physics at the 48th annual meeting of the Health Physics Society, San Diego, CA 20-24 July 2003
    John A Serabian
    American Board of Health Physics, USA
    Health Phys 85:660-1. 2003
  67. ncbi The European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics. Policy Statement No. 12: The present status of Medical Physics Education and Training in Europe. New perspectives and EFOMP recommendations
    Teresa Eudaldo
    Radiophysics and Radiation Protection Department, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
    Phys Med 26:1-5. 2010
    ....
  68. ncbi 2003 Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award Memoralization awarded posthumously to Merril Eisenbud at the 48th annual meeting of the Health Physics Society, San Diego, CA 20-24 July 2003
    Norman Cohen
    Health Phys 85:646-8. 2003
  69. ncbi Medical physicists should not encourage or participate in off-label, non-FDA-approved uses of intravascular brachytherapy devices. For the proposition
    Shirish K Jani
    Scripps Clinic, Radiation Oncology Division, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Med Phys 29:2128-9. 2002
  70. ncbi Radon awareness, testing, and remediation survey among New York State residents
    Y Wang
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Center for Environmental Health, New York State Department of Health, Troy 12180, USA
    Health Phys 78:641-7. 2000
    ....
  71. ncbi Results of a Division of Radiation Protection scrap yard exercise
    J D James
    Division of Radiation Protection, Department of Environmental and Natural Resources, 3825 Barrett Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609 7221, USA
    Health Phys 80:S31-8. 2001
    ..A scrap yard incident was chosen as the most probable type of event. The exercise was conducted on May 5 and 6, 1999...
  72. ncbi An overview of subatomic particles for non-physicists
    Leon M Lederman
    Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, 1500 West Sullivan Road, Aurora, Illinois 60560, USA
    Technol Cancer Res Treat 6:9-16. 2007
    ....
  73. ncbi Health physics aspects in treatment rooms after 18-MV X-ray irradiations
    John A Kalef-Ezra
    Medical Physics Department, University of Ioannina and Ioannina University Hospital, 45510 Ioannina, Greece
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 147:281-6. 2011
    ..The activation of some accessories, such as iron filters and portal imagers, deserve special attention. The collection of such data with the proposed method allows the development of optimised working protocols at each treatment room...
  74. ncbi The contribution of medical physics to the development of psoralen photochemotherapy (PUVA) in the UK: a personal reminiscence
    Brian Diffey
    Regional Medical Physics Department, Newcastle General Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 6BE, UK
    Phys Med Biol 51:R229-44. 2006
    ....
  75. ncbi 2004 Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award. Presented to F. Ward Whicker at the 49th annual meeting of the Health Physics Society, Washington, DC 11-15 July 2004
    David D Breshears
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    Health Phys 87:568-70. 2004
  76. ncbi The concepts of transient and secular equilibrium are incorrectly described in most textbooks, and incorrectly taught to most physics students and residents. For the proposition
    William R Hendee
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Med Phys 31:1313-4. 2004
  77. ncbi The effectiveness of dental postgraduate courses--are we doing the right thing?
    E G Absi
    School of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education, University Dental Hospital and School, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XY
    Br Dent J . 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of dental postgraduate one-day courses in radiation protection in Wales...
  78. ncbi Exposure rate constants and lead shielding values for over 1,100 radionuclides
    David S Smith
    Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37232 2675, USA
    Health Phys 102:271-91. 2012
    ....
  79. ncbi Earl R. Miller
    Otha Linton
    Potomac, MD 20854, USA
    J Am Coll Radiol 3:300-1. 2006
  80. ncbi Radon calibration chamber assembly, detector accuracy, and pertinent operational findings
    C H Distenfeld
    TCS Industries, Inc, 4326 Crestview Road, Harrisburg, PA 17112, USA
    Health Phys 93:S144-50. 2007
    ..The U.S. EPA appears to have adopted a position that CR devices are superior to AC detectors. Neither the present results nor U.S. EPA's published detector uncertainties support this presumed position...
  81. ncbi AFOMP policy statement no. 4: recommendations for continuing professional development systems for medical physicists in AFOMP countries
    W H Round
    School of Engineering, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
    Australas Phys Eng Sci Med 35:393-7. 2012
    ..It is intended to be advisory and set out options for member countries to develop their individual CPD systems...
  82. ncbi RSO interview with René Michel
    Rene Michel
    Health Phys 90:S7-11. 2006
  83. ncbi MEDECOR--a medical decorporation tool to assist first responders, receivers, and medical reach-back personnel in triage, treatment, and risk assessment after internalization of radionuclides
    Ed Waller
    University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Faculty of Energy Systems and Nuclear Science, 2000 Simcoe Street N, Oshawa, ON, Canada
    Health Phys 99:581-90. 2010
    ..From a health physics perspective, it is important to know the magnitude of the intake to perform dosimetric assessments...
  84. ncbi Creation and application of three-dimensional computer-graphic animations for introduction to radiological physics and technology
    Tomoyuki Hasegawa
    Graduate School of Medical Science, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
    Radiol Phys Technol 3:1-9. 2010
    ..Opinion surveys conducted in undergraduate courses at Kitasato University support the effectiveness of our educational tools in helping students gain a better understanding of the subjects offered and in raising their interest...
  85. ncbi [Brachytherapy dose calculation]
    M Ferre
    Service de Physique Médicale, Institut Paoli Calmettes, BP 156, 232, boulevard de Sainte Marguerite, 13273 Marseille Cedex 09, France
    Cancer Radiother 17:89-92. 2013
    ..The new generation of algorithms and their contributions are discussed...
  86. ncbi The European Federation of Organisations for Medical Physics policy statement No. 13: recommended guidelines on the development of safety and quality management systems for medical physics departments
    Stelios Christofides
    Medical Physics Department, Nicosia General Hospital, 215 Old Nicosia Limassol Road, Strovolos, Nicosia 2029, Cyprus
    Phys Med 25:161-5. 2009
    ....
  87. ncbi Scientific citation indices are useful in evaluating medical physicists for promotion and tenure. For the proposition
    David W O Rogers
    Carleton University, Physics Department, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1S 5B6
    Med Phys 33:1-2. 2006
  88. doi Introduction of the 31st Lauriston Taylor Lecturer in radiation protection and measurements, Patricia W. Durbin
    Raymond A Guilmette
    Health Phys 95:462-4. 2008
  89. ncbi Brachytherapy technology and physics practice since 1950: a half-century of progress
    Jeffrey F Williamson
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Phys Med Biol 51:R303-25. 2006
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  90. ncbi Anniversary paper: the AAPM Professional Council--50th anniversary, 2008
    Michael G Herman
    Division of Medical Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Med Phys 35:3422-7. 2008
    ..It is likely that as medicine changes and the profession continues to evolve, that the AAPM will continue to grow, struggle, and adapt to address the future direction of medical physics...
  91. ncbi Risks from ionising radiation: an HPA viewpoint paper for Safegrounds
    S F Mobbs
    Health Protection Agency, Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Chilton, Didcot, Oxon, UK
    J Radiol Prot 31:289-307. 2011
    ..The estimated risks at these very low doses, while uncertain, are as likely to be overestimates as underestimates...
  92. ncbi Assessment of personal qualities in selection of medical radiation science students
    Miles R Bore
    School of Behavioural Science, Psychology, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    J Nucl Med Technol 33:180-5. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the specific abilities and personal qualities required for excellence in practice in the relevant professional domains of medical radiation science (MRS)...
  93. ncbi Name those quantities
    Daniel J Strom
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 108:183-5. 2004
  94. ncbi Internet-based display of remotely-acquired ambient radiation data
    Lionel S Zuckier
    Department of Radiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, Newark 07103, USA
    Health Phys 82:898-901. 2002
    ..As the Internet becomes a ubiquitous conduit for information transmittal, the Web can serve as an effective means of display for radiation data, with relevance to many health physics applications discussed herein.
  95. ncbi A radiation safety infraction notification form
    K L Miller
    Penn State s College of Medicine, USA
    Health Phys 80:S12. 2001
    ..The use of a well constructed form can serve as an official notification of the violation of good radiation safety practice while providing a paper trail for documentation of corrective action...
  96. ncbi New adventures in biomedical engineering: radiation safety program management
    D M Dickey
    Washington Hospital Center, DC
    Biomed Instrum Technol 25:380-4. 1991
    ....
  97. ncbi An overview of the current state of radiation litigation
    D Wiedis
    Jose and Wiedis, Goshen Executive Center, West Chester, PA 19830 5927, USA
    Health Phys 81:253-9. 2001
    ..This article will provide a summary of the status of the issues that are being litigated in radiation cases, and suggest recommendations on how pending issues should be resolved in the future...
  98. ncbi Health effects of residential radon: a European perspective at the end of 2002
    S C Darby
    University of Oxford, Clinical Trial Service Unit and Epidemiological Studies Unit, Harkness Building, Radcliffe Infirmary, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK
    Radiat Prot Dosimetry 104:321-9. 2003
    ..To achieve this, a European Collaborative Group on Residential Radon and Lung Cancer was initiated and its findings should be published in 2004...
  99. ncbi Medical physicists should actively discourage institutions from advertising technologies such as IMRT and HDR brachytherapy in order to recruit patients. For the proposition
    Marc Edwards
    Radiation Oncology Associates of Kansas City, Overland Park, Kansas 66210, USA
    Med Phys 32:307-8. 2005
  100. ncbi A quality educational program can significantly improve radiation safety
    Victoria Morris
    University of Cincinnati, 231 Albert Sabin Way, PO Box 670591, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0591, USA
    Health Phys 84:S71-3. 2003
    ..The minimum training provided to individuals who operate radiation-generating equipment is basic radiation safety training, machine specific instruction, and orientation to use appropriate safety measures...
  101. ncbi Health physics challenges involved with opening a "seventeen-inch" concrete waste vault
    Patrick T Sullivan
    Radiological Control Division, Brookhaven National Laboratory, PO Box 5000, Building 860, Upton, NY 11973, USA
    Health Phys 88:S97-S103. 2005
    ..describes the various activities involved with opening a sealed legacy "Seventeen-inch" concrete vault and the health physics challenges and solutions employed...

Research Grants23

  1. A microSPECT scanner for Molecular Imaging
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Eliciting Truly Informed Consent
    William Hendee; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. HETEROGENEITY CORRECTIONS IN BRACHYTHERAPY DOSIMETRY
    Jeffrey Williamson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. TOMOGRAPHIC DOSIMETRY PHANTOMS FOR PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  5. Advances in Skeletal Dosimetry Through Microimaging
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. TOMOGRAPHIC DOSIMETRY PHANTOMS FOR PEDIATRIC RADIOLOGY
    Wesley Bolch; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  7. Hyperspectral Optical Tomography for Molecular Imaging
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..A series of simulations, phantom and animal experiments will be used to validate the approach and the results will be compared to standard broadband methods that utilize high-pass filters. ..
  8. Computerized Analysis of Mesothelioma on CT Scans
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  9. Virtual Patients for Computing Radiation Doses
    Xie Xu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These two cores then support four parallel clinical projects. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. 4D Visible Human Modeling for Radiation Dosimetry
    Xie George Xu; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..4).To establish an internet-based information-sharing resource on virtual-human motion simulation and radiation dosimetry. ..
  11. Standard Database for CT Lung Images
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The ideas resented in this proposal are expected to stimulate the efforts of the Consortium toward that goal. ..
  12. UC Davis Mouse Cancer Imaging Program
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Finally, the MCIP describes a clear structure for governance and for providing imaging-related services to cancer researchers at UC Davis and beyond. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. UC Davis Mouse Cancer Imaging Program
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, the MCIP describes a clear structure for governance and for providing imaging-related services to cancer researchers at UC Davis and beyond. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. IEEE Medical Imaging Conference
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The exact number of awards and the amount of each award will depend on the number of applications that we receive. ..
  15. A MICRO CT/PET SCANNER FOR IN VIVO SCREENING OF MICE
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Finally, the reproducibility of imaging anatomy and metabolism will be assessed both in repeat studies of the same subject, and in individual studies across subjects. ..
  16. HIGH RESOLUTION PET IMAGING OF MOUSE MODELS OF CANCER
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. COMPUTER AIDED DIAGNOSIS IN CT OF THE THORAX
    Samuel Armato; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  18. APD BASED PET DETECTOR MODULES FOR BREAST IMAGING
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, the two detectors will be mounted on rotation/translation stages to perform imaging experiments with different geometry (ring and rotating plate), allowing the performance of an entire PET system to be projected. ..
  19. MONTE CARLO DOSIMETRY FOR INTRAVASCULAR BRACHYTHERAPY
    X Li; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. HIGH RESOLUTION PET IMAGING
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. A MICRO CT/PET SCANNER FOR IN VIVO SCREENING IN MICE
    SIMON CHERRY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Finally, we will integrate a small number of microPET detectors with the CT system and acquire initial PET/CT studies in phantoms and mice. ..
  22. Non-Invasive Localization of Vulnerable Plaques
    Cynthia McCollough; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....