[ RadSafe ] Radon detectors for home studies

John R Johnson idias at interchange.ubc.ca
Sat Oct 20 10:50:01 CDT 2007


I recommend the ones referenced in:
 S. Darby, D. Hill, A. Auvinen, J. M. Barros-Dios, H. Baysson, F. 
Bochicchio, H. Deo, R. Falk, F Forastiere, M. Hakama, I. Heid, L. 
Kreienbrock, M. Kreuzer, F. Lagarde, I. Makelainen, C. Muirhead, W. 
Oberaigner, G. Pershagen, A. Ruano-Ravina, E. Ruosteenoja, A. S. Rosario, M. 
Tirmarche, L. Tomasek, E. Whitley, H. E. Wichmann and R. Doll Radon in homes 
and risk of lung cancer: collaborate analysis of individual data from 13 
European case-control studies,. BMJ, 2004

  D. Krewski, J. H. Lubin, J Zeilinski, M. Alavano, V. S. Catalan, R. W. 
Field, J. B. Klotz, E. G. Letourneau, C. F. Lynch, J. I. Lyon, D. P. 
Sandler, J. B. Schoenberg,  J. Steck, J. A. Stolwijk, C. Weinberg and H. B. 
Wilcox. Residential Radon and Risk of Lung Cancer, Epidemiology, Vol. 16, pp 
137-145, 2005.

J. Chen, Radon Measurement in Canada with Electret Ion Chambers. Health 
Physics, Vol. 93, pp 161-164, 2007.

John R Johnson, PhD
4535 West 9th Ave
Vancouver, B. C.
V6R 2E2, Canada
(604) 222-9840
idias at interchange.ubc.ca

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Otto G. Raabe" <ograabe at ucdavis.edu>
To: "Rad Safe List" <radsafe at radlab.nl>
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2007 2:57 PM
Subject: [ RadSafe ] Radon detectors for home studies

> October 17, 2007
> I would like information about the best commercial devices for making 
> measurements of radon in the home and who supplies them.
> I would especially be interested in commercial units that have been used 
> in published studies of radon in the home. I am planning a new study, and 
> I would like to use units similar to those that have been relied upon in 
> past published studies.
> Thanks,
> Otto
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