IEC 80601-2-78:2019

Medical electrical equipment — Part 2-78: Particular requirements for basic safety and essential performance of medical robots for rehabilitation, assessment, compensation or alleviation

Publication date:   Jul 11, 2019

General information

60.60 Standard published   Jul 11, 2019

IEC

ISO/TC 299 Robotics

International Standard

11.040.01   Medical equipment in general

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Scope

IEC 80601-2-78:2019 applies to the general requirements for BASIC SAFETY and ESSENTIAL PERFORMANCE of MEDICAL ROBOTS that physically interact with a PATIENT with an IMPAIRMENT to support or perform REHABILITATION, ASSESSMENT, COMPENSATION or ALLEVIATION related to the PATIENT’S MOVEMENT FUNCTIONS, as intended by the MANUFACTURER.
IEC 80601-2-78:2019 does not apply to
• external limb prosthetic devices (use ISO 22523),
• electric wheelchairs (use ISO 7176 (all parts)),
• diagnostic imaging equipment (e.g. MRI, use IEC 60601-2-33), and
• personal care ROBOTS (use ISO 13482).

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PUBLISHED
IEC 80601-2-78:2019
60.60 Standard published
Jul 11, 2019

CORRIGENDA / AMENDMENTS

Amended by
IEC 80601-2-78:2019/DAmd 1