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IEC/TR 60513

Fundamental Aspects of Safety Standards for Medical Electrical Equipment

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Organization: IEC
Publication Date: 1 January 1994
Status: active
Page Count: 130
ICS Code (Medical equipment in general): 11.040.01
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This report identifies fundamental considerations to be taken into account in developing standards to ensure the safety of medical electrical equipment.

NOTE - This report follows closely recommendations of ISO/IEC Guide 51* and expands on matters which are unique to, or critical in, the application of medical electrical equipment.

This report is primarily intended to be used by:

- those who prepare standards for the design, installation and use of medical electrical equipment;

- health care regulatory authorities, test houses and other organizations responsible for implementing standards for medical electrical equipment;

- manufacturers of medical electrical equipment;

- those who assemble systems which include medical electrical equipment.

This report may also be of assistance to:

- users or operators of medical electrical equipment;

- hospital administrators;

- non-technical personnel involved in the procurement of medical electrical equipment;

- educators and students.

- hospital and clinical engineers responsible for the construction of patient care facilities or for the procurement or maintenance of medical electrical equipment;

* ISO/IEC Guide 51: 1990, Guidelines for the inclusion of safety aspects in standards.

Document History

IEC/TR 60513
January 1, 1994
Fundamental Aspects of Safety Standards for Medical Electrical Equipment
This report identifies fundamental considerations to be taken into account in developing standards to ensure the safety of medical electrical equipment. NOTE - This report follows closely...

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