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IMAGING Management

Low Risk of Adverse Events With Cardiac MRI Contrast Agents

2020 02 Nov

Findings from a large study published in Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging show that contrast agents that are used to improve views of the heart on an MIR carry a low risk of allergic reactions, vomiting and other acute adverse events.  Cardiac MRI is a frequently used tool for heart imaging. Most cardiac MRI exams use intravenous gadolinium-based... Read more

Pharmacy Management

New Regulations Proposed for Off-Label Uses of Drugs

2015 28 Jan

Researchers from the David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have proposed a system that combines reporting, testing and enforcement regulations and allowing interim periods of off-label use for off-label drug prescriptions. The off-label use of drugs and medical devices in unapproved ways has long been... Read more