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Radiation exposure: Why you should stay protected?

15 - November - 2017

Patient safety in radiation therapy is vital to limit damage to healthy tissues. Maximizing safety requires a team commitment and knowledge of the intricacies of advanced technologies. The safety of doctors and healthcare practitioners like radiologists, who are exposed to harmful radiation in laboratories and operating theatres is very important. Wearing the right protection apparel might not be enough since maximum exposure to harmful radiation is on their hands. Statistics reveal that such negligence by healthcare practitioners has resulted in the rise of deadly diseases like cancer among radiologists and doctors. Mr Satyaki Banerjee, President, Kiran Labsystems sheds light on the need for protection against radiation in labs.

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