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Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States


Contact Information

Fay Viera, Administrator
11 East State Street
P.O. Box 1069
Sherburne, NY 13460-1069

1-800-644-9737 (Voice - Toll-free)
607-674-7901 (Voice)
607-674-7910 (FAX)

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Abstract

The Malignant Hyperthermia Association of the United States (MHAUS) is a non-profit educational organization whose purpose is to increase education and awareness of Malignant Hyperthermia and therefore, eliminate deaths and disabilities. Malignant hyperthermia is a syndrome triggered in susceptible persons by certain general anesthetics. Its symptoms include muscle rigidity, fever, and increased body metabolism. MHAUS offers a number of services of interest to professionals and patients alike including: a 24-hour hotline, information on treatment protocol, educational booklets, and other materials for educational purposes.

Publications

The Association publishes many pamphlets for understanding Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) and a treatment poster. Serial publication: The Communicator (newsletter), four a year: new projects and developments, fund-raising news, Q & A by the experts, report on Hotline cases, articles, and research/test developments.

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Notes


Audit

Date Entered: 7/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/19/2013
Date Revised: 8/7/2006 10:54:21 AM
Health Referral Number: HR2127
Accession Number: DP91A0746

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