Hyperthermia resulting from tourniquet application in children.

  • Ernst Bloch
  • Published 1986 in
    Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of…
An association between the use of tourniquets for limb surgery and a progressive increase in body temperature was noticed in paediatric patients in our institution. Because malignant hyperthermia is always a concern in these patients, it was decided to investigate this phenomenon. The anaesthetic records of 70 paediatric patients were studied and divided… CONTINUE READING