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Decrease in unjustified use of n-acetylcysteine (nac) through pharmacist intervention and patient cost saving.

  • At: Istanbul (Turkey) (2009)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LATEEF, Shaikh Hussam (AKUH, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Co-author(s): Sheikh, Abdul Latif (AKUH, KARACHI, Pakistan)
    Raza, Syed Shamim (AKUH, KARACHI, Pakistan)
    Hammad, Muhammad (AKUH, KARACHI, Pakistan)
    Muttaqi Shah, Syed Shaukat Ali (AKUH, KARACHI, Pakistan)
    Khan, Shahjahan (AKUH, KARACHI, Pakistan)
  • Abstract:

    Introduction/Background: The use of NAC reduced the incidence of contrast-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing primary angioplasty secondary to acute myocardial infarction and heart catheterization after its intravenous and oral administration pre and post procedures. Serum creatinine is used currently as an effective tool to assess


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