Patient Transfers: A Growing Problem for the Healthcare System

Recent Publication Advocating Investment in Patient Transfer Technologies

A great analysis of the growing trend of healthcare worker and patient injuries attributable to manual movement of the patient. This study offers recommendations for process improvements as well as investments in patient transfer technologies that provide efficiency, greater patient care and reduced injuries.

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MRI Toolkit - MRI Best Practices Guidelines - Canada

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MRI Induced Tissue Heating at Metallic Sutures

Recent Study on the Extent of Tissue Heating Created Near a Metallic Suture Site As more and more medical devices and surgical apparatus are cleared for access to MRI - there is a continued concern regarding …

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Body MRI Artifacts in Clinical Practice: A Physicist's and Radiologist's Perspective

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