|Generic Drug: Dantrolene sodium
Expired dantrolene sodium can be used for conducting educational drills in preparation for Malignant Hyperthermia crises. See the article: AORN Journal, March 2013, Vol. 97 No. 3, pp. 330-350. Continuing Education Contact Hours are available at http://www.oarn.org/CE. See also "AORN Malignant Hyperthermia Guideline" in the AORN Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices.
Proprietary Drug(s): Dantrium, Ravonto
Delivery Method(s): Intravenous (IV)
For more information:
Hirshey Dirksen SJ, Van Wicklin SA, Mashman DL, Neiderer P, Merritt DR. Developing effective drills in preparation for a malignant hyperthermia crisis. AORN J. 2013 Mar;97(3):329-53
Sharon J. Hirshey Dirksen, PhD