7 July 1993 Laser plume hazards in the healthcare environment
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Proceedings Volume 1892, Medical Lasers and Systems II; (1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147499
Event: OE/LASE'93: Optics, Electro-Optics, and Laser Applications in Scienceand Engineering, 1993, Los Angeles, CA, United States
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.
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Marcus D. Benedetto, John M. Kokosa, "Laser plume hazards in the healthcare environment", Proc. SPIE 1892, Medical Lasers and Systems II, (7 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147499; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.147499
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