- •The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between oxygen saturation changes and anxiety during MRI examinations.
- •Spielberger State and Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) was used to determine the degree of anxiety.
- •Lower oxygen saturation levels during MRI compared to pre- and post-MRI levels were found to be statistically significant.
- •The oxygen saturation decreased in almost all patients who undergo MRI, even if it is only slight.
- •No statistically significant relationship was detected between pre- and post-MRI STAI scores.
- •There was no significant correlation between saturation levels and STAI scores.
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