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“Flying” vacuum cleaners are among hazards in MRI suites

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7309.357/a (Published 18 August 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:357
  1. David Spurgeon
  1. Quebec

    A study from Texas shows that potentially lethal incidents are occurring in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) suites in US hospitals when ferromagnetic nitrous oxide or oxygen tanks are attracted to the magnet with such force they become projectiles.

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