Magnetic Resonance Imaging Safety and Monitorin
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Because of these, patients who undergo MRI may suffer from high-level acoustic noise, heating and accidental projectiles. Emotional distress, anxiety and lack of immobility are thus very likely, especially among children. Since movement lessens the quality of MRI images, use of sedation or general anesthesia is warranted to increase tolerance to an unpleasant but necessary procedure, and to expedite MRI imaging of a distressed patient (Shellock, 2011; Medical Advisory Secretariat, 2003).