Month: March 2019

3 Ways Parents Can Help Your Child Relax During an Open MRI

Whether it’s feeling less closed in or experiencing faster results in some cases, there are many wonderful benefits associated with an open MRI. Even so, some children may be a bit apprehensive about having this type of test performed. Fortunately, another benefit of an MRI performed in an open space is the options parents have to help keep their child calm and relax as the test is performed.

1. Bring Comfort Items

Because of the nature of an open MRI, there’s usually no reason why a child can’t have a comfort item like a stuffed animal with them during the …