A novel use of the lead hand as a shield against radiation exposure in theatre

A novel use of the lead hand as a shield against radiation exposure in theatre We describe a novel use of the lead hand for radiation protection shield when handling a mini c-arm image intensifier. It was tested in the laboratory and has proved to be effective and safe. It is easily applied on to the operator’s dorsum of hand and is comfortable to wear. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png European Journal of Plastic Surgery Springer Journals

A novel use of the lead hand as a shield against radiation exposure in theatre

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Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Copyright
Copyright © 2007 by Springer-Verlag
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Plastic Surgery
ISSN
0930-343X
eISSN
1435-0130
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00238-007-0129-7
Publisher site
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References

  • Radiation protection for your hands
    Back, DL; Hilton, AI; Briggs, TW; Scott, J; Buns, M; Warren, P

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