Getting an MRI can be a scary experience for a child, but Lego is seeking to alleviate kids’ fears via an innovative approach: custom MRI models.
Lego employee Erik Staehr wanted to help doctors and nurses prepare children for the procedure, and he designed an MRI scanner Lego kit that will be available only to hospitals.
“This would reduce their anxiety and make their experience more playful and less scary,” the toy manufacturer wrote on its website. “The MRI model is now being built by employees across the world to distribute to their local hospitals.”
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