Section Six: Safety and Management of Side Effects


Questions you should be able to answer before progressing on from this section

What are the common side effects of TMS?

What are the risks associated with TMS treatment?

What can you do if a patient is finding TMS uncomfortable or painful?



Video 12 – Safety Considerations Part One

Video 13 -Safety Considerations Part Two

Video 14 – Management of Side Effects







Section Six Resources

Rossi et al 2021 Safety and recommendations for TMS

Rossi 2009  Guidelines from the Safety of TMS Consensus Group

TMS Safety Screening Form


Section Seven: Equipment and Regulation