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Where scintigraphy, PET, and SPECT services are provided, a securable area or room(s) shall be provided in which radiopharmaceuticals can be safely stored and doses can be calculated and prepared.
  1. A single hot lab shall be permitted to serve multiple nuclear imaging scanners.
  2. The hot lab shall be shielded according to the manufacturer's technical specifications.
  3. The hot lab shall include the following:
    1. Source storage area
    2. Dose storage area
    3. Storage area for syringe shields
    4. Emergency eyewash and/or shower

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