Contrast Reactions: Now What Do I Do?

  • NH_00000500
100 $

Contrast Reactions: Now What Do I Do?

      There are few clinical situations in most radiology practices or departments that require immediate medical intervention from a radiologist. The management of an adverse contrast reaction is one such situation. This online course will present six clinical scenarios to better prepare radiologists in identifying and managing severe contrast reactions until the necessary clinical help arrives.

Learning Outcomes and Lectures

    After completing this course, the learner should be able to identify the signs and symptoms and know the appropriate management of adverse contrast reactions; and apply standard and acceptable alternative methods and doses of medications used in the prophylaxis of severe contrast media reactions in at-risk individuals. 
    • Clinical Scenarios/Overview—M. Parker, MD
    • Scenario I: Mild Physiologic Reaction to Contrast Media—K. Beckett, MD
    • Scenario II: Contrast–Induced Bronchospasm—K, Beckett, MD
    • Scenario III: Contrast-Induced Laryngeal Edema —J. Pahade, MD
    • Scenario IV: Contrast-Induced Hypotension w/ Bradycardia—J. Pahade, MD
    • Scenario V: Contrast-Induced Anaphylactoid Reaction—G. Salazar, MD
    • Scenario VI: Pre-Medicated Patients/Shellfish Allergies—M. Sakala, MD