A 22-year-old medical student informed our anaesthetic department a few months before his anaesthetic term that he had tested positive for malignant hyperthermia (MH).
What does MH stand for?
MH stands for Malignant Hyperthermia
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We have 52 other meanings of MH in our Acronym Attic
- Magnet Hand (gaming; Mega Man)
- Magnetic Heading
- Maharashtra, India
- Mahoberberis (barberry)
- Mail Handler
- Maintenance Handbook
- Maintenance Hole (utility vault)
- Malaysia Airlines
- Malaysian Hotels
- Malignant Hyperpyrexia
Samples in periodicals archive:
He presents 22 crisis management protocols for cardiac, circulatory, airway, respiratory, metabolic, and drug-induced events, such as cardiac arrest, pediatric advanced life support, anaphylaxis, severe intraoperative ischemia, air embolism, difficult mask ventilation and intubation, laryngospasm, aspiration, post partum hemorrhage, neonatal resuscitation, and malignant hyperthermia, with instructions and details for each, a terminal event checklist, and a crisis prevention guide.
Unfortunately, the drug did not deliver the same positive result for anesthetic-induced malignant hyperthermia.
During a middle of the night laparoscopic appendectomy, Jan Palovik said words she never thought she would have to say: "Doctor, we have a Malignant Hyperthermia crisis.
Chapters on anesthetic issues address safe airway management, malignant hyperthermia, postoperative nausea, and safe positioning.
For example, before the early 1990's, pig malignant hyperthermia caused a two billion dollar loss each year in global pig production.
No sign of a random malignant hyperthermia attack - a cruel randomness that was hard to stomach for Richard, his best man, and Elizabeth, the maid of honor, as Steven lay fighting for his life in Salem.
A second similar syndrome is malignant hyperthermia, which also is characterized by muscle rigidity and hyperthermia that can reach 113[degrees]F.