Lung models: strengths and limitations.

  title={Lung models: strengths and limitations.},
  author={Ted B. Martonen and Cynthia J. Musante and Rebecca A. Segal and Jeffry D. Schroeter and Dongming Hwang and M A Dolovich and Robert Burton and Richard M. Spencer and John S. Fleming},
  journal={Respiratory care},
  volume={45 6},
The most widely used particle dosimetry models are those proposed by the National Council on Radiation Protection, International Commission for Radiological Protection, and the Netherlands National Institute of Public Health and the Environment (the RIVM model). Those models have inherent problems that may be regarded as serious drawbacks: for example, they are not physiologically realistic. They ignore the presence and commensurate effects of naturally occurring structural elements of lungs… CONTINUE READING