TITLE

A first-hand report on the new body scanners

AUTHOR(S)
Marchette, Lisa; Holloman, Faye
PUB. DATE
November 1985
SOURCE
RN;Nov85, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the diagnostic procedures involved in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and positron emission tomography (PET). Description of an MRI machine; Importance of patient assessment prior to an MRI procedure; Experience of a nurse with PET. INSETS: What MRI does and how it does it;PET--a measure of brain activity.
ACCESSION #
4937617

 

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