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From projectors to better system design, comfort comes to the MR suite

October 29, 2019
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Summary/Abstract

If you've ever undergone a diagnostic imaging exam and came out if it without having experienced any anxiety, count yourself among the lucky (or brave) few. For all the medical value that comes from it, climbing into a scanner, especially something as loud and time-consuming as an MR bore, can be extremely unpleasant. One 2018 study published in the journal La Radiologica Medica found that 91 percent of patients receiving diagnostic imaging services reported high levels of anxiety.