Acetylcysteine and Fenoldopam Promising New Approaches for Preventing Effects of Contrast Nephrotoxicity

Thompson, Elizabeth J.; King, Stacey L.
June 2003
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2003, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p39
Academic Journal
Discusses strategies to prevent the effects of contrast nephrotoxicity on patients. Adverse effects of acetylcysteine and fenoldopam; Pathogenesis of contrast-induced nephrotoxic effects; Dosing and nursing considerations for acetylcysteine administration. INSET: Risk factors for nephrotoxic effects induced by radiological....


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