EPR retrospective dosimetry with fingernails: report on first application cases.

@article{Trompier2014EPRRD,
  title={EPR retrospective dosimetry with fingernails: report on first application cases.},
  author={François Trompier and François Qu{\'e}innec and Eric Bey and Thierry de Revel and Jean Jacques Lataillade and Isabelle Clairand and Marc Benderitter and Jean-François Bottollier-Depois},
  journal={Health physics},
  year={2014},
  volume={106 6},
  pages={798-805}
}
For localized irradiation to hands, in case of sources accidentally handled, it is very difficult to estimate the dose distribution by calculation. Doses may reach several tens of grays, and the dose distribution is usually very heterogeneous. Until recently, doses in such situations could be estimated only by analysis of bone biopsies using Electron… CONTINUE READING