DEVICE SAFETY: Cables and electrodes can burn patients during MRI
SUSAN LANGE ARRT, MPH
QUYNH NHU NGUYEN BS

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Nursing2014
November 2006 
Volume 36  Number 11
Pages 18 - 18
 
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ABSTRACT
 

PATIENTS UNDERGOING magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) while wearing ECG electrodes attached to cables have received second- and third-degree burns on skin under the electrodes. These burns were discovered after the MRI, according to reports received by the Food and Drug Administration.


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