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122.214.171.124 Room Sizes
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Rooms shall be sized as follows:
- Cobalt rooms and linear accelerators shall be sized in accordance with equipment requirements and shall accommodate a gurney for litter borne patients. Layouts shall provide for preventing the escape of radioactive particles. Openings into the room, including doors, ductwork, vents and electrical raceways and conduits, shall be baffled to prevent direct exposure to other areas of the facility.
- Simulator, accelerator and cobalt rooms shall be sized to accommodate the equipment with patient access on a gurney, medical staff access to the equipment and patient, and service access.
- Where a table is used, the room shall be sized to provide a minimum clearance of 4 feet (1218 mm) on three sides of the table to facilitate bed transfer and provide access to the patient. The door swing shall not encroach on the equipment space, patient circulation space, or transfer space.
- Minimum room size shall be 260 square feet (24.15 m2) for the simulator room; 680 square feet (63.17 m2), including the maze, for accelerator rooms; 200 square feet (18.58 m2) for brachytherapy rooms; and 450 square feet (41.81 m2) for cobalt rooms.