(A) Before the first medical use of a brachytherapy source, a licensee shall have:
(2) Determined source positioning accuracy within applicators; and
(3) Used published protocols currently accepted by nationally recognized bodies to meet the requirements of paragraphs (A)(1) and (A)(2) of this rule.
(B) Instead of a licensee making its own measurements as required in paragraph (A) of this rule, the licensee may use measurements provided by the source manufacturer or by a calibration laboratory accredited by the "American Association of Physicists in Medicine" (AAPM) that are made in accordance with paragraph (A) of this rule.
(C) A licensee shall mathematically correct the outputs or activities determined in paragraph (A) of this rule for radioactive decay at intervals consistent with one percent radioactive decay.
Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 3701:1-58-48
Prior History: (Effective:
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/28/2010 and 07/12/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3748.02, 3748.04
Rule Amplifies: 3748.04
Prior Effective Dates: 8/15/2005 )