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MH

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for MARSHALL ISLANDS.

MH

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of the Marshall Islands. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Marshallese bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for the Marshall Islands. This is used as an international standard for shipping to the Marshall Islands. Each Marshallese subdivision has its own code with the prefix "MH." For example, the code for Kili Island is ISO 3166-2:MH-KIL.
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A clinical grading scale to predict malignant hyperthermia susceptibility.
Although dantrolene is a specific drug for treatment of malignant hyperthermia which should be made available, however even in the absence of dantrolene, standard monitoring (temp.
Preparation of the Drager Fabius anesthesia machine for the malignant hyperthermia susceptible patient.
By the time she arrived at the ER, Julie was told about malignant hyperthermia.
Hollander and co-investigators (2003) first used the term malignant hyperthermia like syndrome (MHLS) when he identified six patients in hyperglycemic crisis without known exposure to an anesthetic.
A second similar syndrome is malignant hyperthermia, which also is characterized by muscle rigidity and hyperthermia that can reach 113[degrees]F.
Specific treatments are required, such as antivenom and calcium for spider bite, and dantrolene for malignant hyperthermia.
Although he had been exposed to isoflurane, an anesthetic agent that predisposes patients to malignant hyperthermia, initial signs of PRIS appeared on the third day following surgery, and the patient did not show all the signs and symptoms of malignant hyperthermia.
Dantrolene, to treat chronic spasticity and malignant hyperthermia, is produced in three strengths--25-, 50-, and 100-mg capsules.
The keynote speakers were mountaineer Mark Inglis, who lost both legs on Mt Cook in 1982 and who is currently climbing Mt Everest; anaesthetist Rob Whitta and the malignant hyperthermia team at Palmerston North; and anaesthetist Lama Fox from Taranaki who discussed pain and drug techniques for patients.
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