The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
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Calamante F, Ittermann B, Kanal E, et al. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2016;44:1067-1069.
Magnetic resonance safety events can lead to serious patient harm. This commentary provides recommendations from expert consensus to help organizations design and implement a range of magnetic resonance imaging services. The authors also define three levels of management responsibilities required to support those recommendations in a various settings.
Gilk TB, Kanal E. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2015;42:566-71.
Although rare, adverse events still occur during magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). These incidents can be prevented through increased attention to the design of the environment in which scanners are used. This commentary describes the benefits to engaging frontline personnel in site planning to enhance MRI safety.