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When provided shall include the following:
  1. Scanner room shall provide a minimum clearance of 4 feet (1218 mm) at each side and the foot of the table. Additional space shall be provided when SPECT is combined with CT, and include compliance with Section 1224.18.3 and shielding requirements in Section 1224.34.1.1.
  2. A control room shall be provided with a full view of the patient in the SPECT scanner.
  3. Imaging equipment room shall be provided in support of the equipment provided.
  4. Handwashing stations shall be provided throughout the SPECT suite at locations of patient contact and at locations where radiopharmaceutical materials are handled, prepared or disposed of.

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