Be Ready to Expedite Treatment for Malignant Hyperthermia

Hospitals are striving to meet expectations for treating malignant hyperthermia.

About one in 2,000 people are at risk for malignant hyperthermia from exposure to anesthetic gases (desflurane, etc) or succinylcholine.

These patients can have muscle rigidity, hyperthermia, tachycardia, or hypercapnia from uncontrolled calcium release in the muscle...which can lead to rhabdomyolysis, arrhythmias, acute kidney injury, and death.

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