|How often do contrast reactions occur to IV contrast?|
|Although most iodinated contrast reactions are typically mild, what is the long term sequelae to the patient who gets a reaction?|
|Are there specific patients or risk factors that make it more likely to get a contrast reaction?|
|Will faster injection rates (3-4 cc/sec vs. 1 cc/sec) result in an increased incidence of contrast reactions?|
|What are the categories of contrast reactions?|
|Death is one of the potential complications of IV contrast. How often does this occur?|
|What are the risks of IV contrast in terms of renal failure (CIN)? How often does CIN occur?How we prevent CIN?|
|Who can not get IV contrast material?|
Part 1: Can a patient get a rash from IV contrast? Can it occur 24-36 hours post CT study?
Part 2: How do you treat the rash?
|Is it possible for a patient to get a delayed reaction to IV contrast?|
|What if a patient is allergic to IV contrast material?|
Part 1: What patients are allergic to IV contrast?
Part 2: Can we premedicate these patients and if yes what is our premedication protocol?
|Our patient needs the study now. What else can we do? |
|The patient is allergic to shellfish or crabs. Can they get a IV contrast?|
|What is contrast extravasation and how often does it occur?|
|How do you prevent contrast extravasation?|
Part 1: How do we treat contrast extravasation when it happens?Part 2: Is cold compresses the rule or hot compresses?
|What if extravasation does occur. How often are there severe complication? |