Advanced Pathophysiology for the Advanced Practice Nurse
anesthesia, post anesthesia care unit, emergency, dantrolene, operating room, malignant hyperthermia
Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing
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.
Stevenson, Courtney, "Malignant Hyperthermia" (2019). Nursing Student Class Projects (Formerly MSN). 352.