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Main Title Nuclear Medicine Environmental Discharge Measurement.
Author Gesell, Thomas F. ; Prichard, Howard M. ; Davis, Ernst M. ; Pirtle, Othel L. ; DiPietro., Walter ;
CORP Author Texas Univ. Health Science Center, Houston. School of Public Health.;Office of Radiation Programs, Washington, D.C.
Year Published 1975
Report Number EPA-1554-61-0407;
Stock Number PB-253 377
Additional Subjects Radioactive wastes ; Sewage disposal ; Water pollution ; Environments ; Radioactivity ; Radioactive isotopes ; Waste disposal ; Patients ; Excretion ; Hospitals ; Radiation dosage ; Populations ; Exposure ; Radiotherapy ; Clinical medicine ; Nuclear medicine ; Radiopharmaceutical agents ; Path of pollutants ; Appendices
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-253 377 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 93p
The discharge of most man-made radioactive materials to the environment is controlled by Federal, State or local regulatory agencies. Exceptions to this control include the radioactive wastes eliminated by individuals who have undergone diagnostic or therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures. The purpose of this study is to estimate the amount of radioactivity released to the environment via the nuclear medicine pathway for a single sewage drainage basin and to measure the amounts discharged to the environment. The report is organized into a review of previous studies, scope of work, facility data, environmental measurements and estimates of population exposure.