Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN)

Date of Award

Summer 7-2019

Document Type

Project

Course Number

NURS 6810

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse

Professor’s Name

Dr. Chovan

Keywords

anesthesia, post anesthesia care unit, emergency, dantrolene, operating room, malignant hyperthermia

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing

Abstract

Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) is a rare but life-threatening medical emergency. It is a skeletal muscle disorder that leads to a hypermetabolic reaction. It occurs in response to the administration of inhaled anesthetics and depolarizing muscle relaxants.

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