CAN WE AVOID MRI PROJECTILES?
We have all heard of the stories where objects turn into projectiles in MRI facilities. The suspect tends to be an oxygen tank, wheelchair, gurney, or other medical device. Recently, an MRI facility in Turkey had a different sort of MRI projectile.
A retired police officer brought his personal gun into the MRI room. As you can imagine, this turned into an especially deadly projectile than the usual. No one was harmed in the process, though it was a treacherous removal process. Read the full details at this Turkish news network.
This story is another reminder of the importance of MRI safety, which is can be easily overlooked. For incidents like these, it is important to have the best safety practices and equipment. One easy and effective methods to increase patient safety is with SAMM System, the MRI conditional CCTV camera system, and its upgraded model, SAMM MD, which also provides motion detection features.
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