In order to provide safe patient care during fluorescein angiography, it is critical that ophthalmic team members understand the use of fluorescein for diagnosing eye-related diseases and conditions, including appropriate doses for adult and pediatric patients. Awareness of side effects, adverse reactions, and complications of the contrast agent allow the ophthalmic health-care team to anticipate, respond quickly, and support the patient during and following the angiographic procedure using fluorescein.
|Number of pages
|Insight (American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses)
|Published - Dec 1 2016
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- General Medicine