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Electric Safety in the Laboratory and Hospital

Terrence D. Lagerlund

in Clinical Neurophysiology

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print April 2009 | ISBN: 9780195385113
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322770 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195385113.003.0002

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Electric Safety in the Laboratory and Hospital

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This chapter reviews the principles of electric safety that are relevant to clinical neurophysiologic studies. Knowledge of these principles is necessary both for those involved in evaluating and purchasing test instruments and for those involved in maintaining and using them. All those who order, perform, interpret, or supervise electrophysiologic testing share the legal responsibility for patient safety, including electric safety.

Chapter.  5890 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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