AORN updates guideline on malignant hyperthermia

September 2008
Same-Day Surgery;Sep2008, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p98
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the guidelines updated by the Association periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) in the U.S. concerning the malignant hyperthermia.


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