Innovative approach to preparing radial artery cocktails in response to manufacturer shortages of nitroglycerin and verapamil.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Transradial access has gained popularity over transfemoral access for cardiac catheterization, because of the decreased risk of bleeding, time to ambulation, and length of stay leading to improved patient satisfaction. One disadvantage of the radial artery approach is vasospasm, which can be prevented with the administration of verapamil and… (More)
DOI: 10.1310/hpj4907-628

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@article{Parbhoo2014InnovativeAT, title={Innovative approach to preparing radial artery cocktails in response to manufacturer shortages of nitroglycerin and verapamil.}, author={Rupal K Parbhoo and Karen Wetz and Marva M Tschampel and Vincent J. Pompili and Elena Schenko and Lou Mavko and Danielle M. Blais}, journal={Hospital pharmacy}, year={2014}, volume={49 7}, pages={628-33} }