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  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI or MR)

  • Magnetic resonance imaging uses a strong magnetic field and radiowaves to image the body. MRI is commonly used to examine the brain, spine, joints, abdomen and blood vessels.

    Rhode Island Hospital’s Andrew F. Anderson Emergency Center is the only emergency department in New England to feature an MRI system located within the department. The state-of-the-art MRI unit is capable of a wide range of functions with the goal of faster, more informed treatment decisions and patient safety.