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Exposures, limits, safe systems of work. This section explores safety issues in magnetic resonance imaging.

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SAR Limits

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What are the limits on whole-body temperature rise at the (i) uncontrolled level? (ii) upper level?

Uncontrolled level: 0.5 °C
Upper level: 1.0 °C

Further reading on this topic:
Books: MHRA Guidelines p30, MRI From Picture to Proton p191

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