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Always Prepared for MH
Interactive drills and clearly defined roles ensure staff are ready for a real-life emergency.
Jasmine Hampton
Publish Date: December 10, 2020   |  Tags:   Staffing
QUICK DRAW During MH drills, staff at Holy Redeemer Hospital draw up expired dantrolene to make training sessions more realistic and effective.   |   Linda Beck

Many surgical professionals learn best by doing. If you bombard them with information about what to do in the event of a malignant hyperthermia (MH) emergency, but don't give them a chance to physically go over the many critical steps they need to take, chances are they won't be fully prepared when a real crisis hits. MH might be rare, but its related complications are serious, so engaging and easy-to-retain simulation training is a must.

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