Malignant Hyperthermia Treatment Medical Mnemonics

Malignant hyperthermia is a life-threatening reaction to specific anaesthetic drugs.

Extreme reactions can manifest in a variety of ways, but they always involve a rise in core body temperature, muscle rigidity or spasms, and a pounding heart rate. (Source)

How To Remember The Malignant Hyperthermia Treatment

Malignant Hyperthermia Treatment

  • Bicarbonate
  • IV Fluids and cooling blanket
  • Glucose and insulin
  • Fluid output monitoring
  • Furosemide
  • Stop triggering agents
  • Hyperventilate
  • Dantrolene (2.5mg/kg)

Mnemonic: BIG buFF SHoulDer


Mind Map / Concept Map /Memory Aid/ Mnemonic To Remember Malignant Hyperthermia Treatment

Remember this for your NExT Medical Exit Test exam & USMLE, Pre-Med, NCLEX exams.

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