Doctors' knowledge of exposure to ionising radiation: Doctors' exposure to ionising radiation may be cause for concern

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7424.1167-a (Published 13 November 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:1167
  1. Eleftherios Tsiridis (etsiridis@hotmail.com), consultant orthopaedic surgeon,
  2. Patrick J Lusty, specialist registrar in trauma and orthopaedics, North East Thames Rotation,
  3. Ali A Narvani, specialist registrar in trauma and orthopaedics, North West Thames Rotation,
  4. Eva M Tsapakis, clinical research fellow
  1. Whittington Hospital, London N19 5NF
  2. King's College Hospital, London SE5 8AF

    EDITOR—Concerns about patients' exposure to radiation at the hands of their doctors should extend to health professionals.1 Orthopaedic theatre staff may be unaware of the following simple facts:

    • Lead gowns should …

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