Contrast Reaction Management: Conundrums and Pitfalls

  • NH00013621
55 $

Contrast Reaction Management: Conundrums and Pitfalls

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • describe the severity of contrast reactions and their appropriate treatment
  • discuss how to recognize and manage iodine mumps sialadenitis
  • apply practice tips for premedication in unusual situations including patients already on corticosteroids or missed doses
  • specify the differences between and indications for elective versus accelerated premedication regimens

Speakers and Lectures

  • Differentiating Physiologic from Allergic-Like Reactions—M. Parker
  • Difficulties Using Atropine Syringe During Vasovagal Reaction—G. Salazar
  • Confusing Contrast-Induced Laryngeal Edema for Bronchospasm With Incorrect Use of Albuterol—G. Salazar
  • Use of the Wrong Oxygen Delivery System—G. Salazar
  • Incorrect Treatment of Hypotension With Tachycardia and Hives With Diphenhydramine—G. Salazar
  • Does the Dose and Route of Epinephrine Really Matter? Confusion with IM and IV Doses—J. Pahade
  • Ouch That Hurt!!! How Did I Just Inject Myself With the EPI-PEN?—J. Pahade
  • Is This Hypoglycemia or Contrast Induced Hypotension? How Can I Tell?—J. Pahade
  • Mumps Sialadenitis—M. Parker
  • Acute Transient Dyspnea With Gadolinium-Based Contrast Media—M. Sakala
  • Challenges in Premedication: Incorrect Dosing; Allergies to Corticosteroids; Patients Already on Corticosteroids—M. Sakala
  • Prescribing Corticosteroids as “Protective” Against Allergic-Like Reactions Upon Re-exposure—M. Sakala