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Do Lead Aprons Still Serve A Purpose?

2020 27 Jan

  In the x-ray room, lead apron has been a common fixture used to shield patients from radiation.   While this ritual of covering reproductive organs and foetuses during x-rays has been done since the 1950s, in recent years questions have been raised as to the value or efficacy of this practice.     You might also like: Radiation Lowers... Read more