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When performing an annual physics survey or mammography equipment evaluation on a unit with multiple target/filter combinations, what tests or measurements must be performed for each combination?

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For a unit with multiple target/filter combinations, the following tests must be performed for each clinically used target/filter combination:

  • Focal spot condition (for different target materials [tracks] only)

  • X-ray field/light field/image receptor/compression paddle alignment (for different target materials [tracks] only)

  • Beam quality and half-value layer

  • System artifacts

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