N.J. Admin. Code § 7:28-16.5 - Cephalometric radiographic installations

Current through Register Vol. 54, No. 7, April 4, 2022

(a) No person shall use x-ray equipment or cause it to be used to perform cephalometric radiographic procedures unless the following requirements are met:
1. The x-ray field in the plane of the image receptor shall not exceed each dimension of the image receptor by more than two percent of the source-to-image distance, when the axis of the x-ray beam is perpendicular to the plane of the image receptor. In addition, the center of the x-ray field shall be aligned with the center of the image receptor to within two percent of the SID, or there shall be a device provided to both size and align the x-ray field such that the x-ray field at the plane of the image receptor does not extend beyond any edge of the image receptor.
2. The x-ray unit used for cephalometric radiographs shall meet all the requirements of this subchapter with the exception of 7:28-16.3(a) 3 and 7:28-16.6.

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N.J. Admin. Code § 7:28-16.5

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