A first-hand report on the new body scanners

Marchette, Lisa; Holloman, Faye
November 1985
RN;Nov85, Vol. 48 Issue 11, p28
Academic Journal
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.


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