Radiological Contrast BT_SQ 1.20

I thought maybe we should try to cover the other new pharmacology LOs this week, so that we don’t overlook them.

BT_SQ 1.20 Outline the pharmacology of radiological contrast agents

TRUE/FALSE Iodinated radiological contrast agents are useful in rapid treatment of severe thyrotoxicosis

TRUE/FALSE Diagnostic skin testing is a sensitive but not specific screening test for allergy to radiological contrast

TRUE/FALSE Metformin should be ceased 48 hours before administration of radiological contrast

TRUE/FALSE Administration of N-acetyl cysteine may improve renal outcomes after radiological contrast exposure

TRUE/FALSE Acidification of urine provides some protection against radiological contrast nephrophathy

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