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  1. A fluoroscopy credentialling programme for orthopaedic surgeons.

    Article - En anglais

    We have developed a teaching programme for non-radiologists who use fluoroscopy, which includes techniques for reducing the radiation received by the patient and the surgeon during orthopaedic procedures.

    The techniques revolve around the radiation protection concepts of time, distance and shielding.

    The programme has been very successful in reducing the total fluoroscopy times of orthopaedic surgeons ; in our institute, durations have been reduced to about 10% of those before the training started.

    We review the aims and content of our programme.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Spectrométrie fluorescence RX, Réduction, Temps exposition, Rayon X, Chirurgie, Malade, Programme, Homme, Médecine travail

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : X ray fluorescence spectrometry, Reduction, Exposure time, X ray, Surgery, Patient, Program, Human, Occupational medicine

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0353861

    Code Inist : 002A08F02. Création : 01/03/1996.