Non-theatre

Question 7 (September 2018)

 

You are asked to transfer an intubated intesive care patient for a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI scan)

a) What is meant by the term "magnetic resonance conditional" in relation to equipment used in the MRI scanner room? (1 mark)

b) Name 6 precautions that should be taken to prevent burns caused by monitoring equipment sed in an MRI scanner? (6 marks)

c) Describe 8 ther general recautions you should take to reduce harm to this patient whilst they ave an MRI scan (8 marks)

d) Name 5 relative/absolute contraindications to an MRI scan for any patient (5 marks)