Title

Malignant hyperthermia in a trauma patient

Document Type

Article

Publication Source

Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Publication Date

2015-01-01

Volume

28

Issue

1

First Page

45

Last Page

47

Abstract

Copyright © 2015 American Academy of Physician Assistants. Malignant hyperthermia is a life-threatening disorder caused by exposure to certain anesthetics. Prompt recognition and intervention is crucial. This article focuses on preoperative patient screening as well as perioperative and postoperative recognition and management.

Keywords

Anesthesia, Dantrolene, End-tidal carbon dioxide, Malignant hyperthermia, Neuromuscular blockers, Volatile

DOI

10.1097/01.JAA.0000453862.54700.78

https://doi.org/10.1097/01.JAA.0000453862.54700.78

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