TITLE

Accidents with MRI machines avoidable, and lawsuits are now no-win

PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2008, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses safety issues to avoid accidents associated with magnetic resonance imaging machines (MRI).
ACCESSION #
31626671

 

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