Prepping kids to face the big, bad MRI machine

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Getting an MRI can be an uncomfortable experience for some, especially for children that may be frightened by the loud noises and tight confines. Sedation is an option, but that involves its own risks, albeit rare, for young patients.

KING 5 news in Seattle highlighted one hospital’s program to boost kids’ confidence when facing an MRI machine and help train them to undergo a drug-free MRI. Check out the video below: