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All questions and answers are based on the 2005 NEC. Q. Where are hospital-grade receptacles required? A. Receptacles for inpatient sleeping beds or procedure table beds used in a critical patient care area (patient bed location) must be listed as hospital grade [517.18(B)]. They aren't required in treatment rooms of clinics, medical and dental offices, or outpatient facilities because these facilities