Dear Nurses

Saturday, October 06, 2007

MALIGNANT HYPERTHERMIA

A rapid rise in temperature, tachycardia, hypertension and increased muscle contractions are
symptoms of this condition.
Quick action to terminate the inhaled gas and cooling measures with ice, will help minimize damage to the body caused by hyperthermia. Dantrolene IV is known as the only effective drug.
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Updated 12/23
The Clinical Setting Step by Step is no longer available.
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