In an earlier blog post I raised the issue of the need for professional and academic prerequisites for certification as a MR Safety Expert. The Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine (ACPSEM), the professional body responsible for the training, scope of practice, professional conduct, qualifications, and continuing education of medical physicists in … More ACPSEM MRSE certification
The 4th edition of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standard 60601-2-33 Medical electrical equipment – Part 2-33: Particular requirements for the basic safety and essential performance of magnetic resonance equipment for medical diagnosis published in 2022 has an updated ‘controlled access area‘. The previous edition defined this area as being enclosed by the 0.5 mT … More Change to the pacemaker limit: what does it mean?
Why the value of magnetic susceptibility doesn’t really matter #MRI #MRIsafety … More Myths and maths in MR safety 3
In MRI we have been using the wrong terminology for magnetic fields for decades. Does this matter? Find out here. … More Myths and maths in MR safety 2
MR signal, contrast and contrast-to-noise (CNR) calculaotr app. #MRI #MR physics #MReducation … More Signal, contrast & CNR calculator SE app
Magnetisation and induction are responsible for all elements of MRI safety. #mrisafety … More Myths and maths in MRI safety 1
For those who attended the #ISMRM21 #SMRT21 scientific meeting Masterclass sessions MR Safety: from folklore to physics and wondering what the theme music is – here is Rocket Science in the Rain by Doctor D. It is used as the opening music for the Adelaide Fringe shows SWT_HM_ADL and Sweet Home S.A. The video shows … More Rocket science in the rain
MR physics masterclass @SMRT_ISMRM MR safety: from folklore to physics begins today. … More From folklore to physics