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CMS reported MH related deficiencies; are YOU ready?

by MHAUS Staff

Thursday, May 26, 2016 /

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From 2011 through 2015, CMS inspection findings at various health systems revealed "deficiencies" related to MH preparedness.  ARE YOU READY FOR MH?  Consider bringing one of MHAUS’ MH Experts to your facility to assure your plan of action is designed to address all areas of concern and you are appropriately …

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ASPAN partners with MHAUS

by MHAUS Staff

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 /

Tagged: Press Release ·

The American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses (ASPAN) has partnered with the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States (MHAUS) to offer MHAUS membership benefits to active ASPAN members at a reduced rate. “For many years, ASPAN has supported and upheld the mission of MHAUS, and remains focused on assuring their …

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Survey of Long-Term Sequelae in Survivors of a Malignant Hyperthermia Reaction

by Guest Contributor

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 /

Tagged: General ·

Werneid, K., & Brandom, B. (2016). Survey of Long-Term Sequelae in Survivors of a Malignant Hyperthermia Reaction. Open Journal of Anesthesiology, 06(01), 1–7. http://doi.org/10.4236/ojanes.2016.61001 When researching malignant hyperthermia, there is ample information on causes, signs, symptoms, treatments, etc. Until now, there have been no studies examining any long term sequelae …

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Long Term Oral Dantrolene Improved Muscular Symptoms in a Malignant Hyperthermia Susceptible Individual

by Guest Contributor

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 /

Tagged: General ·

Butala, B. N., Kang, A., Guron, J., & Brandom, B. W. (2016). Long term oral Dantrolene Improved Muscular Symptoms in a Malignant Hyperthermia Susceptible Individual. Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases, 3(1), 115–119. http://doi.org/10.3233/JND-150130 A recent case report presented a patient with a significant family history of MH who had frequent symptoms …

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Malignant Hyperthermia: Colleagues of a Common Cause

by Guest Contributor

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 /

Tagged: General ·

Ramesh M. Singa MD, MHS; Cristina G. Pamaar MD Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, NJ 07039 American and Filipino forces came together in Iloilo City, Philippines, on 8 January 2016. The group of healthcare professionals from the United States was led by Saint Barnabas …

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From the OR to the ER: a case of MH

by Guest Contributor

Thursday, February 25, 2016 /

Tagged: General ·

Reprinted with permission from Outpatient Surgery Magazine Marsha Thornhill, MD, the director of anesthesia at the Teaneck (N.J.) Surgical Center, helped save an 18-year-old patient’s life 7 years ago. The patient was having a rhinoplasty at a 1-room office-based plastic surgery center. The case was going very well, Dr. Thornhill …

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Partner Membership Between MHAUS and AAAA

by MHAUS Staff

Thursday, February 25, 2016 /

Tagged: Press Release ·

The American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAAA) has partnered with the Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States (MHAUS) to offer MHAUS membership benefits to active AAAA members at a reduced rate. 2016 AAAA President, Timothy Goodridge CAA states “The partnership between AAAA and MHAUS is an incredible opportunity that …

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President's Report 2015

by Dr. Henry Rosenberg MD, CPE

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 /

Tagged: Update on MH and MHAUS ·

By Henry Rosenberg, MD MHAUS President The year 2015 was another busy, productive year for MHAUS. Dianne Daugherty, our executive director, and her staff deserve special compliments for ensuring that MHAUS runs smoothly and meets the goals and objectives set forth by the Board of Directors. New programs are introduced …

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The New CHCT Equipment

by Guest Contributor

Monday, January 25, 2016 /

Tagged: General ·

Natalia Kraeva, PhD, MH investigation unit, Toronto, Canada The MHIU in Toronto, Canada has got a replacement for the CHCT apparatus, which had been used for the MH diagnosis for more than 35 years. The new MH measuring system, custom built for us by Biegler Medizinelektronik, Austria, fully complies with …

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Eagle Pharmaceuticals Reports Successful Outcomes from Safety and Efficacy Study of RYANODEX for Exertional Heat Stroke

by MHAUS Staff

Thursday, January 21, 2016 /

Tagged: Press Release ·

Use of RYANODEX with Current Standard of Care (SOC) Showed Substantial Evidence of Increased Effectiveness in Treating EHS than SOC Alone Favorable Safety Data Shows No Significant Drug-Related Adverse Events in Patients Treated with RYANODEX Release Date: Thursday, December 17, 2015 6:50 am EST Dateline: WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. Public Company …

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