The Infection Control Measures Taken in MRI Examination During the COVID-19 Pandemic Prevention and Control Period


Novel coronavirus
MRI examination
Infection control
Medical surgical mask with full plastic bridge of nose strip




Objective: To optimize the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) detection process in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, standardize and strengthen the infection control and management MRI rooms. Methods: According to the Technical Guide for COVID-19 Prevention and Control in Medical Institutions (3rd Edition), with reference to the current COVID-19 infection control plan, there are three aspects involved in the planning of MRI examination: MRI room management, medical staff management and protection, and patient management, especially the use of full plastic nose strip medical masks. Infection prevention measures are formulated, scientific prevention and control are made, and accurate policies are implemented. Results: MRI examination was carried out according to the infection control and management of MRI room plan during the epidemic, so as to ensure the safety of examination, the safety of patients and the safety of medical staff and no cross infection in hospital. Conclusion: The implementation of proper infection prevention measures during MRI examination in light of COVID-19 ensures that patients wear medical surgical masks with full plastic nose strips throughout the process to avoid cross-infection, ensure the safety of doctors and patients, and maintain the health of the population.


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