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Manager's Guide to Staff & Patient Safety - October 2014

Outpatient Surgery Magazine, providing current information on Surgical Services, Surgical Facility Administration, Outpatient Surgery News and Trends, OR Excellence and more.

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3 0 S U P P L E M E N T T O O U T P AT I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E O N L I N E | O C T O B E R 2 0 1 4 W hile you may be fortunate enough to never encounter malignant hyperthermia, a deadly but rare disorder that can happen on your watch, it's crucial to know how to handle it the right way, right away. Test your knowledge of MH to ensure your staff recognizes the earliest warning signs and reacts quickly and with purpose in the critical first minutes when life hangs in the balance. M A L I G N A N T H Y P E R T H E R M I A Are You Prepared for an MH Emergency? Preparation is key to managing the deadly disorder. Theresa Clifford, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA | Portland, Maine CLOSE WATCH Be sure your staff is ready to treat MH in any patient at any time.

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