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Medical Laser System Safety Considerations, Or What Can Go Wrong!
Author(s): Charles F. Jacobson; Ronald S. Bader
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Paper Abstract

Laser medical system safety is discussed. Several anecdotes are given to illustrate the need for safety logic circuits. Examples of possible failures and malfunctions are given. Safety logic specifications are discussed. The need to monitor the safety circuits is pointed out.

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Date Published: 11 September 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1066, Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems, (11 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.952070
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Charles F. Jacobson, PATCA (United States)
Ronald S. Bader, PATCA (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1066:
Laser Surgery: Advanced Characterization, Therapeutics, and Systems
Kazuhiko Atsumi; Norman R. Goldblatt; Stephen N. Joffe, Editor(s)

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