If you follow good practices—you minimize the patient dose, you wear your protective clothing, you use the pull-down shields and you put the pull-down shields as close to the patient as you can—your exposures are going to be very low. —Joseph Ring, DO
In recognition of Nov. 8, the International Day of Radiology, Warren Krackov, MD, FSIR, speaks with radiation safety officer Joseph Ring, DO, about radiation safety in interventional radiology, measures IRs should be taking to protect themselves, and what medical students considering a career in interventional radiology should keep in mind.
Note: This episode was recorded on Oct. 20, 2020.
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