Risk Assessment And Patient Preparation

There are no absolute contraindications for receiving intravascular contrast agents. Certain clinical conditions either increase the risk of developing a contrast reaction or increase the severity of the reaction should one develop. Risk assessment and, in some cases, preventive measures should be performed prior to contrast administration. Considerations for patient preparation are summarized in Iable...294.-3, and additional comments are offered below.

Blood Pressure Health

Blood Pressure Health

Your heart pumps blood throughout your body using a network of tubing called arteries and capillaries which return the blood back to your heart via your veins. Blood pressure is the force of the blood pushing against the walls of your arteries as your heart beats.Learn more...

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