How to Use Equipment Safely in the MR Environment
May 6, 2015 | Evaluations & Guidance
The following recommendations will help ensure the safe use of equipment in the MR environment. These recommendations are based on ECRI Institute's experiences investigating MR incidents and are in general agreement with the American College of Radiology (ACR) Guidance Document on MR Safe Practices.
Appoint an MR safety officer responsible for ensuring that procedures are in effect and enforced to ensure safety in the MR environment.
Establish procedures to ensure that all MR-related safety incidents, including near misses, are reported to the MR safety officer and, if warranted, reported to:
Establish and routinely review MR policies and procedures,...