malignant hyperthermia

Neuromuscular disorders pose special risks, but preparation minimizes dangers

posted on June 1, 2000 - 12:40pm
Wendy Hinton says she "still gets goosebumps" when she thinks about the morning of Oct. 25, 1989. She and her husband, Doug, had brought their 2-year-old son, Shayne, to St. Anthony's Central Hospital in Denver to have a routine procedure that doctors thought might help the child's frequent ear infections and difficulty breathing through his nose. But, less than 15 minutes later, something went...

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