MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
This six-page illustrated handout helps people prepare for magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, which is a test that uses radio waves and a magnetic field to take pictures of soft tissues, organs, and bones. It explains that the images can help the doctor diagnose medical conditions and plan treatment. It contains guidelines to help the patient prepare for the test, includes a list of medical conditions for which the staff should be informed, clarifying that the patient should let their doctor know if they are afraid of small spaces. The document provides a brief step-by-step explanation of what will happen during the test, and after.
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