Treatment of adverse reactions to radiographic contrast media in adults.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Prompt recognition and treatment can be invaluable in blunting an adverse response of a patient to radiographic contrast material and may prevent a reaction from becoming severe or even life-threatening. Radiologists and their staff should review treatment procedures regularly (at least annually) so that each staff in attendance can accomplish his or her role efficiently. Knowledge, training, and preparation are crucial in guaranteeing appropriate and aggressive therapy in the event of an adverse contrast-related event.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Cohan, RH; Leder, RA; Ellis, JH

Published Date

  • September 1996

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 34 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1055 - 1076

PubMed ID

  • 8784396

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8389


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States