TITLE

Code blue

AUTHOR(S)
Hart, James W.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;Oct2009, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the guidelines provided by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on the use of radio-frequency (RF) devices alongside electronic medical equipment. The FCC bases guidelines on the calculation of power density, and two equations and an example of the computations is provided. The FDA bases guidelines on recommended distances provided by the International Standard IEC 60601-1-2. It also suggests the need to determine RF density in hospitals to avoid equipment malfunction.
ACCESSION #
44726214

 

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