Radiation Exposure Safety Patterns with the Use of Intraoperative Fluoroscopy.

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Summary of "Radiation Exposure Safety Patterns with the Use of Intraoperative Fluoroscopy."

To examine current practice patterns in occupational radiation safety by members of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) and to assess if these vary by surgeon demographics and experience.


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Name: Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013)
ISSN: 2328-5273
Pages: 183-191


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