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Emergencies in radiology

Sally Baxter and Anita Chandra

in Emergencies in Clinical Radiology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199238439
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597611 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199238439.003.0002

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

 Emergencies in radiology

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Adult Basic Life Support (BLS) and in-hospital resuscitation 14

Adult Advanced Life Support (ALS) 18

Adverse reactions to contrast media 21

Acute general reactions 22

Delayed general reactions 24

Extravasation of IV contrast medium 24

Contrast-induced nephrotoxicity 24

Pregnancy and breastfeeding 25

Maintenance of an adequate circulation and ventilation until action can be taken to treat the underlying cause of the cardiopulmonary arrest. The division between basic and advanced life support following an in-hospital cardiac arrest is arbitrary, the process being a continuum....

Chapter.  3152 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Radiology

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