ACPSEM MR Safety Expert Certification

In an earlier blog post I raised the issue of the need for professional and academic prerequisites for certification as a MR Safety Expert. Now 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 … More ACPSEM MR Safety Expert Certification

History of MR in the UK

A fascinating ebook/website has been compiled by Graeme Bydder and Martyn Paley outlining the history of the development of MR imaging and spectroscopy in the UK. There are personal accounts from some of the pioneers including the late Ian Young and Bill Edelstein and many others. There are also obituaries for international researchers including Nobel … More History of MR in the UK

MRI Safety Standards and Guidance

Listed below are some international and national (esp. UK and Australasia) MR safety standards and professional guidance documents. Reproduced from Essentials of MRI Safety. They are listed alphabetically.     ACR Guidance Document on MR Safe Practices: 2013, American College of Radiology Expert panel on MR Safety Kanal et al. Magn. Reson. Imag. 37:501-530. Link: https://www.acr.org/Clinical-Resources/Radiology-Safety/MR-Safety Status: US-based … More MRI Safety Standards and Guidance