International Journal of Radiology Research

International Journal of Radiology Research


International Journal of Radiology Research
Vol. 3, Issue 1 (2021)

Assessment of perception of patients after MRI Scan


Rohilla Rajesh, Boora Navreet, Navdeep

Purpose: The aim is to assess the Perception of Patient After MRI Scan. Methodology: A prospective study was conducted by making objective type questionnaire and filled it by students which were on clinical posting. Result: Out of 30 patients result shows that only 7 patients fill the consent form while from rest of 23 patients no any consent is taken. 25 patients give positive answer for MRI technologist about taking of prior history of any surgery, implants, dental fillings etc. while 05 patients give negative answer for MRI technologist about taking of prior history of any surgery, implants, dental fillings etc. 25 patients are informed about the MRI procedure and duration by the staff prior to scan while 05 patients are not informed about the MRI procedure and duration by the staff prior to scan. Out of 30 patients result shows that 27 patients are satisfied with the behavior of MRI technologist, only 3 patients are not satisfied with the behavior of MRI technologist. Out of 30 patients 27 patients goes with the answer that the queries solved by the MRI technologist while 03 patients answered that their queries not solved by the MRI technologist. 24 patients answered that gown provided was clean or tidy while 6 patients answered that gown provided was clean or tidy. 15 patients answered that only one person present during the examination while 8 patients answered that only one person present during the examination and 7 patients don’t give any answer from these because no any person present with them during the examination. 17 patients felt pain inside the MRI machine while 13 patients not felt pain inside the MRI machine. Out of 30 patients 28 patients are satisfied with the examination while 02 patients are not satisfied with the examination. Out of 30 patients 25 patients feeling comfortable during the examination while rest of 05 patients not feeling comfortable during the examination. 24 patients answered that gown is provided to them during the examination while 6 patients answered that gown is provided to them during the examination. 19 patients feeling claustrophobic inside the magnet while 9 patients not feeling claustrophobic inside the magnet. 22 patients face uncomforted due to loud noise during scan while 08 patients not face any uncomforting due to loud noise during scan. 24 patients answered that earphones provided during the scan while 06 patients answered that earphones not provided during the scan. Out of 30 patients 28 patients feel that earphones reduce the noise during the scan while 2 patients not feel that earphones reduce the noise during the scan. Conclusion: It is concluded that mostly all the facilities which are provided before and during the procedure are good. Only the highly negative results were found for the filling of consent form consent is only taken from the patients going through contrast studies. While in other examinations only prior history of surgery, metallic implant, dental filing, pace maker, cardiac surgery etc. is taken. It is important to get consent filled by the patient or his/her guardian.
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