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The purpose of this study is to measure the amount of radiation over a specific period of time that Orthopaedic Surgeons are exposed to while using the mini c-arm fluoroscopy machine.
The purpose of this study is to measure the amount of radiation over a specific period of time that Orthopaedic Surgeons are exposed to while using the mini c-arm fluoroscopy machine. The amount of radiation that the Surgeons will be exposed to will be recorded by a ring dosimeter located on the Surgeons' hand, and two badge dosimeters (one above the scrub collar, and one underneath a lead gown at waist level).
Observational Model: Defined Population, Observational Model: Natural History, Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional, Time Perspective: Prospective
Vanderbilt University Medical Center- Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute
Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400
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