Radiation exposure to the patient has become an increasing problem in health care and has received attention in the media. The exposure to health care personnel is an issue as well. This article reviews radiation exposure caused by various devices used in the practice of orthopaedic surgery and the relative exposure to involved health care workers. Ways to protect oneself from such exposure is also discussed.
- Orthopaedic surgery
- Radiation exposure
- Radiation safety
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine