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Laser plume hazards in the healthcare environment
Author(s): Marcus D. Benedetto; John M. Kokosa
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Paper Abstract

This paper explores the concerns revolving around the resultant detritus of the active laser. Ocular, cutaneous, respiratory and systemic effects, and protection and prevention measures are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 July 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1892, Medical Lasers and Systems II, (7 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147499
Show Author Affiliations
Marcus D. Benedetto, Ophthalmic Research Ctr. (United States)
John M. Kokosa, GMI Engineering and Management Institute (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1892:
Medical Lasers and Systems II
David M. Harris; Carl Murray Penney; Abraham Katzir, Editor(s)

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