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.

Essentials of Human Physiology

Essentials of Human Physiology

This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.

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