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Adult Therapeutics Handbook

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Please note: this guideline has exceeded its review date and is currently under review by specialists. Exercise caution in the use of the clinical guideline.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Reproduced with the kind permission of the Resuscitation Council (UK). 

Cardiac Arrests or Serious Medical Emergencies Occurring in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Areas

Under no circumstances should the resuscitation team enter the controlled area (MRI scanning rooms). In the event of an emergency, the patient will be evacuated from the controlled area by MRI staff to a designated area for ongoing treatment by the resuscitation team. 


Content last updated May 2019