A standard approach to measurement uncertainties for scientists and engineers in medicine

  title={A standard approach to measurement uncertainties for scientists and engineers in medicine},
  author={Kent J. Gregory and Giovanni Bibbo and John Pattison},
  journal={Australasian Physics \& Engineering Sciences in Medicine},
The critical nature of health care demands high performance levels from medical equipment. To ensure these performance levels are maintained, medical physicists and biomedical engineers conduct a range of measurements on equipment during acceptance testing and on-going quality assurance programs. Wherever there are measurements, there are measurement uncertainties with potential conflicts between the measurements made by installers, owners and occasionally regulators. Prior to 1993, various… 
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