Radiofrequency surgery works on electricity, hence all minimum precautions essential for such equipment applies here as well. Specifically speaking from the patient’s point of view, cardiac pacemakers, electrical shock, and fire or burns are addressed. The practitioner should be aware of the shortcomings of ill-fitting electrodes that can lead to electrical shock, use of alcohol-based antiseptic causing burns to patients, and the transmission of microorganisms to himself or herself.