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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Bronchial Deposition of Inhaled Particles: Dosimetry Implications for Radon Progeny.
Author Hofmann, W. ; Martonen., T. B. ;
CORP Author Health Effects Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC. Toxicology Branch. ;Duke Univ. Medical Center, Durham, NC. Center for Extrapolation Modelling.
Publisher c1988
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA/600/J-88/521;
Stock Number PB90-232257
Additional Subjects Aerosols ; Radon ; Dosimetry ; Deposition ; Particle size ; Radioactive materials ; Experimental design ; Mathematical models ; Bronchi ; Lung ; Respiratory system ; Reprints ; Air pollution effects(Humans) ; Risk assessment
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB90-232257 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 08/27/1990
Collation 8p
Radon progeny attached to environmental aerosols have characteristic activity median diameters between 0.1 and 0.3 micrometer. A comparison of experimental and theoretical particle deposition patterns in human lungs has revealed certain systematic inconsistencies among measured and predicted distributions within this range of particle sizes. It is the objective of the focused note to address the potential significance of the apparent discrepancies and comment how current lung dosimetry and risk estimates for inhaled radon progeny would be affected.