Figure 2-30. Sketch of kidney and ureter area.
(1) There is always the possibility of the patient having adverse reactions
following injection of the contrast medium. For this reason, the following precautions
must be observed:
(a) AT NO TIME DURING THE EXAMINATION WILL THE PATIENT
BE LEFT UNATTENDED.
(b) Should the patient show such signs as hives, sweating, pallor,
dyspnea, severe vomiting, restlessness, or rapid pulse, competent medical aid will be
The specialist should take care to not alarm or suggest symptoms
to the patient.
(d) Treatment material must be available and ready for instant use in
case an emergency should arise. An anaphylactic shock and emergency resuscitation
layout should be kept in complete readiness.