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Hawaii Revised Statutes Division 2. Business § 448-1.5. Lead apron during x-ray; required

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(a)?A dentist shall cover a patient's torso from the neck to the pelvis including the genital area with a lead apron while conducting an x-ray procedure on the patient.

(b)?The board of dental examiners, by rule adopted pursuant to chapter 91, shall establish minimum specifications for the lead apron; provided that the lead apron shall protect the patient's body from unnecessary exposure to x-rays yet not unduly discomfort the patient.

(c)?Any violation of this section shall be considered an improper conduct in the practice of dentistry for the purpose of section 448-17.

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