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Identifying and Treating Malignant Hyperthermia

Course Details:
Category: Clinical Duration:
30 minutes
Target Audience: Clinical Staff
Course Overview: Malignant Hyperthermia is a disease that is triggered by having a severe reaction to certain drugs that are used as part of anesthesia during surgery. It is important for healthcare professionals to have an understanding of this condition while treating patients.

Objectives include:

  • Describing Malignant Hyperthermia

  • Incidence Of

  • The Hereditary Connections

  • History of Malignant Hyperthermia

  • Symptoms

  • Diagnosing the Condition

  • Recognizing Triggers in Susceptible Patients

  • Treatment

  • Safe Anesthetic Agents and Medications

  • Prognosis