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Radioactive Materials — Determinants of Dose to the Respiratory Tract

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The sections in this article are:

1 Dose Definition
2 Aerosol Characteristics
3 Dose Calculations
3.1 Critical Cells
4 Dose from Radon Daughters
4.1 Aerosol Characteristics
4.2 Deposition Models
4.3 Clearance
4.4 Critical Tissue
4.5 Depth‐Dose Calculations
4.6 Relationship of Working‐Level Month Exposure to Dose in Rads
4.7 Assumptions in Models
4.8 Research Needs
5 Concluding Remarks
Figure 1. Figure 1.

Relative percentages of the measurements of epithelial thickness at 10‐μ intervals.

Figure 1.

Relative percentages of the measurements of epithelial thickness at 10‐μ intervals.

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P. J. Walsh, P. E. Hamrick. Radioactive Materials — Determinants of Dose to the Respiratory Tract. Compr Physiol 2011, Supplement 26: Handbook of Physiology, Reactions to Environmental Agents: 233-242. First published in print 1977. doi: 10.1002/cphy.cp090115