When you enter the hospital as a patient, or are visiting a loved one, you expect a certain level of care and comfort needed to get well. Hospital constructions, as well as practices, need to be sustainable in order to best serve the needs of patients and hospital employees.
Veterinarians, techs and assistants often take radiographs, or X-rays, on a daily basis. Because of this frequent exposure to radioactive rays, it’s imperative that the proper protection is worn. This protection is available in the way of lead vests or lead aprons, throat and hand protection, as well as X-ray badges that measure the dose of radiation exposure to the employee. There are several instances in which X-rays are a useful diagnostic tool.