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?
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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
Magnetisation and induction are responsible for all elements of MRI safety. #mrisafety … More Myths and maths in MRI safety 1