Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Search Contacts Login 
  • Users Online: 35
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 153-157

Hand-held X-ray device: A review


Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, AME's Dental College and Hospital, Raichur, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Mahalakshmi Wale
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, AME's Dental College and Hospital, Raichur, Karnataka
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jiaomr.jiaomr_36_18

Rights and Permissions

This is an era of digital revolution where the world is shifting from analogue to digital electronics. This revolution has led to the invention miniaturization of devices and one such invention is hand-held X-ray devices. With the introduction of new technology in dental radiology, there is a need to change or update old guidelines that many states use to regulate the use of ionizing radiation. Currently, there are voluntary guidelines promulgated by the NCRP for dental radiation protection. Many states use the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors Suggested State Regulations for the Control of Radiation to regulate the use of X-ray equipment. Hand-held portable X-ray devices are increasingly used for intraoral radiography. This development introduced new challenges to operator and patient safety, for which new or revised risk assessments must be made and acted upon prior to use.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed5376    
    Printed19    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded496    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal