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Hyperthermic and Hypermetabolic Disorders: Exertional Heat-Stroke, Malignant Hyperthermia and Related Syndromes Philip M. Hopkins

Hyperthermic and Hypermetabolic Disorders: Exertional Heat-Stroke, Malignant Hyperthermia and Related Syndromes

Philip M. Hopkins

Published June 9th 2011
ISBN : 9780521281829
Paperback
302 pages
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 About the Book 

This authoritative and comprehensive new publication looks in depth at a range of medical syndromes characterized by serious and unpredicted internal overheating of the body. As a result of heat stress, exceptional physical exertion, or in responseMoreThis authoritative and comprehensive new publication looks in depth at a range of medical syndromes characterized by serious and unpredicted internal overheating of the body. As a result of heat stress, exceptional physical exertion, or in response to certain drugs, these episodes may arise suddenly and unexpectedly, with life-threatening consequences. This texts contributions focus on the full range of these syndromes, their metabolic and physiological bases, the important predisposing factors that determine those at risk, and the medical management of these conditions. The volume incorporates a wealth of information from the Leeds Malignant Hyperthermia Investigation Unit--the worlds leading center of research and investigation in this area.