Factitious halothane detection during trigger-free anesthesia in a malignant hyperthermia susceptible patient.

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PURPOSE To discuss the problems encountered when halothane was detected in a presumed 'clean' patient circuit during the 'trigger-free' anesthetic management of a known Malignant Hyperthermia Susceptible (MHS) patient for routine orthopedic surgery. CLINICAL FEATURES A 29-yr-old MHS woman had a wrist arthroscopy/exploration/fusion under general anesthesia… (More)

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@article{Hawkes1999FactitiousHD, title={Factitious halothane detection during trigger-free anesthesia in a malignant hyperthermia susceptible patient.}, author={Cheryl A. Hawkes}, journal={Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie}, year={1999}, volume={46 6}, pages={567-70} }