Laser safety: Regulations, standards and practice guidelines

Ashley Keyes*, Murad Alam

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Abstract

The use of lasers is routine in many medical specialties. In some cases, the particular benefit of lasers has made them desirable alternatives to conventional surgical instruments such as scalpels, electrosurgical units, cryosurgery probes, or microwave devices.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationLasers in Dermatology and Medicine
PublisherSpringer-Verlag London Ltd
Pages25-32
Number of pages8
Volume9780857292810
ISBN (Electronic)9780857292810
ISBN (Print)0857292811, 9780857292803
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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    Keyes, A., & Alam, M. (2012). Laser safety: Regulations, standards and practice guidelines. In Lasers in Dermatology and Medicine (Vol. 9780857292810, pp. 25-32). Springer-Verlag London Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-85729-281-0_2