Adult and Pediatric Guideline
For patients who receive medication before leaving ED for MRI. If potential stroke keep NPO! If patient on Continuous IV Sedating Infusion (e.g. propofol), SOS can bring pump from MRI and set up.
View a tutorial on setting up the IV pump that can be used in MRI
UWHC Cross Reference:
- UWHC Administrative Policy 8.56, Pediatric Sedation Policy
- UWHC Administrative Policy 8.38, Adult Sedation Policy
Middelkamp, J.E., Forster, B.B., & Keogh, C., Lennox, P. & Mayson, K. (2009). Evaluation of adult outpatient magnetic resonance imaging sedation practices: Are patients being sedated optimally? Canadian Association of Radiologist Journal, 60, 190-195. doi: 10.1016/j.carj.2009.06.002
Netzke-Doyle, D. (2010). Distraction strategies used in obtaining an MRI in pediatrics: A review of the evidence. Journal of Radiology Journal, 29 (3), 87-90.
Updated and approved by ED Clinical Ops and Sedation Steering Committee. Posted on ED Clinical Resource Tab, 9/9/2016.