Hyperpyrexia During AnaesthesiaBr Med J 1968; 3 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.3.5618.594 (Published 07 September 1968) Cite this as: Br Med J 1968;3:594
- G. G. Harrison,
- J. F. Biebuyck,
- J. Terblanche,
- D. M. Dent,
- R. Hickman,
- S. J. Saunders
Work in pigs has shown that malignant hyperpyrexia during anaesthesia may occur without suxamethonium having been given. A virtually constant feature in reported cases and in our own observations is that all subjects developing hyperpyrexia had received nitrous oxide and halothane.
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