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MHAUS offers the following videos for information about Malignant Hyperthermia:
Provides in depth information regarding malignant hyperthermia, MHAUS, the North American Malignant Hyperthermia Registry of MHAUS (NAMHR) and testing.
A detailed video narrated by Dr. Cynthia Wong, MHAUS Hotline Consultant, who describes the signs and symptoms of malignant hyperthermia, how to deal with an MH Crisis, MH genetics, MH testing and the MH Hotline.
Early 1980s simulation of an MH event in a child unveiling some of the initial signs of MH and the corresponding action required. Shares recognition of signs of MH and steps taken to counteract it. Other options can be found in the Challenging Cases from the MH Hotline. Click here to see them. MHAUS offers our thanks to Drs. Gruener, Suffecool, and DeYoung for their work on this project; and to Damian Blanck, Dr. Thomas Blanck’s son, for taking on the role of an MH patient. The simulation shown was excerpted from the 1979 film “Malignant Hyperthermia: The Clinical Syndrome”.
Dr. Henry Rosenberg, President of MHAUS, shares insight on the importance of the lifesaving MH Hotline.
Instructions on building your settings on the MH App for iPhone. Get your app today from your app store by typing in “MHApp” to obtain MH guidance in the palm of your hand.
Video for every healthcare professional concerned about a MH Crisis.
See how Dantrolene Sodium is prepared for rapid IV injection
Nurses give insight on MHAUS' "Let's Save a Life" mini-conference. Consider hosting a mini-conference at your facility to be certain are up-to-date on MH treatment and training.
A patient's perspective of why it is important for all healthcare providers to be knowledgeable about malignant hyperthermia
Listen to Deanna Steele, Genetic Counselor, share details of the genetics involved in Malignant Hyperthermia.
Video shares an actual muscle biopsy, or Caffeine Halothane Contracture Test (CHCT).
Watch Drs. Gerry Gronert and Henry Rosenberg discuss the origins of the FDA warnings in regard to succinylcholine.
Watch Keith Ellis, Ph.D. and Henry Rosenberg, MD share the history of how and why dantrolene sodium for injection was developed.
Historic video from the early 1980s with Dr. Thomas Blanck sharing MH-susceptible pig reaction to anesthesia and resolution of effects with antidote and recovery of the pig to normal state. This was first shown in 1980 at the World Congress of Anesthesiology meeting in Hamburg, Germany and soon after at an MH workshop in Philadelphia. MHAUS would like to thank Drs. Gruener, Suffecool, and DeYoung, in addition to Dr. Blanck, for their work on this project.
Dr. Thomas JJ Blanck explains reasoning for MH Muscle Biopsy Test; also called a Caffeine Halothane Contracture Test from late 1970s/early 1980s. Remains relevant today.