Update Series (2015) Lesson 37: Radiation Safety for Patients and Physicians
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At the conclusion of this continuing medical education activity, the participant will have a much better understanding of radiation safety, and the effects of fluoroscopy on patients and staff in the operating room. Familiarity with the acronym ‘‘ALARA’’ will be emphasized and various techniques will be described on how to achieve ALARA.
Julia Fiuk, MD
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Bradley F. Schwartz, DO, FACS
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Professor of Urology
Director, Center for Laparoscopy and Endourology
Southern Illinois University, School of Medicine
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