Preventing Accidents and Injuries in the MRI Suite
MedSun: Newsletter #24, May 2008

© The Joint Commission, 2008.

While the capabilities of the MRI scanner are well-recognized, its inherent dangers may not be as well known. Injuries and deaths can and have occurred in the MRI suite. The article provides risk reduction strategies and Joint Commission recommendations to reduce MRI accidents.

Additional Information:

Preventing Accidents and Injuries in the MRI Suite. The Joint Commission. Issue 13. February 14, 2008.
http://www.jointcommission.org/SentinelEvents/SentinelEventAlert/sea_38.htm


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