Dentistry Toolkit

Determining the cause, manner, and mechanism of death requires an intimate and deep knowledge of physiology, human anatomy, and pathology. My own doctoral dissertation—Human Replay: A Theory of the Evolution of Media (1979)—in a sense took McLuhan’s observation that electronic media recall oral patterns of communication and turned it into a theory that media become more natural, less artificial, more human, as they evolve. Fluoroscopy is a valuable imaging tool used frequently in orthopaedic surgery. This is composed of an X-ray tube, an image intensifier, a collimator and a display. Given the associated risks from radiation exposure, it is important to encourage surgical teams during set-up to adhere to protocols that limit this as much as possible 16 Many factors are known to reduce the level of radiation exposure including correct positioning of the c-arm and personal protective equipment (PPE) usage 16 Tremains et al. found evidence to suggest that … Read the rest

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