MR Safety

MR Safety continues to evolve and in response, the ACR's Committee on MR safety created the ACR Manual on MR Safety with updates and critical new information which replaces all earlier versions of the ACR Guidance Document on MR Safe Practices. The ACR Manual on MR Safety addresses numerous MR safety-related topics such as:

  • MR Personnel
  • Screening
  • Gowning
  • Full-stop/Final Check
  • Special Patient Population Considerations
  • Implants, Devices and Objects
  • MR Environments to include 7T and intraoperative MR environments
  • Static Magnetic Fields
  • Time-Varying Gradient and RF Magnetic Field-Related Issues

ACR Manual on MR Safety 2024 Now Available

The 2024 Manual on MR Safety is now available to download. The manual builds on prior editions and includes substantial new content and safety recommendations as well as addresses new challenges that face contemporary MR practices. 

The manual is intended for use by MR practitioners, technologists, medical physicists, administrators and other healthcare personnel. 

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