Sedation and Medical Imaging What Do I Need to Know?
Sedation and Medical Imaging: What Do I Need to Know?
- To relax patients with anxiety or claustrophobia (used mostly for MRI exams)
- To calm children so they can remain still for the techs to take the right images
- To prevent or reduce pain and sensations.
- For interventional radiology procedures to lessen discomfort, minimize the risk of complications and reduce the ability to sense and remember pain.