BT_SQ 1.19 Describe the principles of surgical lasers, their safe use and the potential hazards

TRUE/FALSE  CO2 lasers may cause retinal damage if protective eyewear is not worn

TRUE/FALSE  Nd-YAG lasers cause injury confined to the cornea if eye protection is not worn

TRUE/FALSE  A laser may ignite material under a drape without igniting the drape

TRUE/FALSE  “Laser” stands for light amplification by stimulated electron radiation

TRUE/FALSE  Laser hazards include atmospheric contamination

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