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What are the minimum tests and/or reviews that the medical physicist must perform for a facility survey, survey of a mammography unit, equipment evaluation of a unit or processor that has been installed or disassembled and reassembled, and an equipment evaluation of a unit or processor that has undergone a major repair?

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Facility Survey

All tests as described in 900.12(e)(2), (e)(5), and, if applicable, (e)(6).

Evaluate adequacy of the results of all tests conducted by the facility in accordance with 900.12(e)(1) through (e)(7)

 

Survey of a mammography unit

All tests as described in 900.12(e)(2), (e)(5) {except e(5)(viii)}, and if applicable (e)(6)

 

Equipment evaluation of a unit or processor that has been installed or disassembled and reassembled All applicable tests and equipment requirements described in 900.12(b) and (e)
Equipment evaluation of a unit or processor that has undergone a major repair Only those tests and equipment requirements described in 900.12(b) and (e) that are applicable to the repaired component of the unit or processor. The decision as to what constitutes applicable tests and equipment requirements for the repaired component should be made by the medical physicist.

For more information, check additional guidance about the specific item being installed, reassembled or repaired.

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