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Journal of Clinical Engineering: January-February 1990
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In Japan, the manufacture and sale of medical electrical equipment requires the permission and license of the Ministry of Health and Welfare. Electrical safety tests must be conducted at an official institution. This paper presents the statistical results of a series of 404 safety tests of medical devices, reports the electrical safety problems encountered, and suggests electrical design considerations for safety.

©1990Aspen Publishers, Inc.