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Does this regulation require that kVp be within 5% agreement with an absolute standard or within 5% agreement with the field measuring instrument?

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The final regulations require that the kVp be accurate within ± 5 % of the indicated or selected kVp. The agency realizes that many non-invasive kVp measurement meters may not provide that level of absolute accuracy when compared to a national standard. The intent of the regulation is that the indicated or selected kVp be within ± 5% of the value measured by the meter used.

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