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Appendix IV: Selected Topics in Internal Dosimetry

  1. Dr. Joseph John Bevelacqua

Published Online: 19 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9783527626809.app4

Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition

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Bevelacqua, J. J. (2009) Appendix IV: Selected Topics in Internal Dosimetry, in Contemporary Health Physics: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527626809.app4

Author Information

  1. Bevelacqua Resources, 343 Adair Drive, 99352 Richland, WA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 FEB 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527408245

Online ISBN: 9783527626809

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Summary

This appendix contains sections titled:

  • Internal Dose Assessment Models

  • Internal Dosimetry Definitions

  • Regulatory Adoption of Internal Dosimetry Models

  • ICRP-2/10 Methodology

  • Single Uptake - Single-Compartment Model

  • Constant Rate of Uptake - Single-Compartment Model

  • Variation of q f2 After the Cessation of the Uptake

  • Mird Theory

  • Simplified MIRD Equation

  • Alternate MIRD Equation

  • Stochastic and Nonstochastic Effects

  • ICRP-26/30 Dose Limits

  • ICRP-30 Methodology

  • ICRP-30 Lung Model

  • ICRP-30 Ingestion Model

  • Calculation of Doses

  • ICRP-60/66 Methodology

  • Detriment

  • Terminology

  • Framework

  • Practices

  • Constraint

  • Intervention

  • Dose Limits

  • ICRP-103/66/100 Methodology

  • Radiation Effects, Tissue Weighting Factors, and Radiation Weighting Factors

  • Sex-Averaging

  • Assessment of Occupational Dose

  • Use of Effective Dose and Collective Dose

  • Structure of the ICRP-103 System of Protection

  • Exposure Situations

  • Dose Constraints and Reference Levels

  • Factors Influencing the Choice of Source-Related Dose Constraints and Reference Levels

  • Dose Limits

  • Comparison of Radiological Protection Criteria

  • Protection of the Environment

  • Human Respiratory Tract Model (HRTM)

  • Absorption

  • Particle Sizes

  • Dose Assessments

  • Additional Model Details

  • HRTM Revisions

  • Human Alimentary Tract Model (HATM)

  • Absorption to Blood

  • Dose Calculations

  • Calculation of Organ Doses from Intakes of Radioactive Material

  • Releases

  • Release of Activity into a Room without Ventilation

  • Release of Activity into a Room with Ventilation

  • References