Ultrasound Standards

Regulations and Guidelines
  • Michael H. Repacholi
  • Deirdre A. Benwell
Part of the Medical Methods book series (MM)


In recent years, the development of new piezoelectric crystals, ferroelectric ceramics, and magnetostrictive materials has catalyzed a significant growth in the number and diversity of applications of ultrasound devices. As a consequence, in addition to the growing occupational exposure to ultrasound found in medical and industrial situations, members of the general public are now much more frequently exposed to the ultrasonic output of a variety of consumer-oriented devices such as those used for bird and rodent control, burglar alarms, traffic control, and dog whistles.


Ultrasound Device Diagnostic Ultrasound International Electrotechnical Commission National Electrical Manufacturer Association National Electrical Manufacturer Association 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael H. Repacholi
    • 1
  • Deirdre A. Benwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Non-Ionizing Radiation Section, Radiation Protection Bureau, Health Protection BranchHealth and Welfare CanadaOttawaCanada

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