Radiation protection practices of staff during extra-corporeal shock wave lithotripsy at Okada, Nigeria.

@article{Eze2008RadiationPP,
  title={Radiation protection practices of staff during extra-corporeal shock wave lithotripsy at Okada, Nigeria.},
  author={Kenneth C. Eze and Christian C. Nzotta and Cletus Uche Eze and N. Omordia and Taofik A. T. Salami and B Okegbunam},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={337-9}
}
BACKGROUND The study was designed to find out the radiation protection practices of radiologists and other staff involved in the first extra-corporeal shock wave lithotripsy in Nigeria, performed at Igbinedion Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Okada. METHODOLOGY Some members of staff who were present when the extra-corporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) was used in the hospital at Okada were interviewed between November 2002 and August 2003. Radiology records of the hospital were studied… CONTINUE READING