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United Kingdom Malignant Hyperthermia Group Recommendations

Malignant hyperthermia 2020 Guideline from the UK Association of Anaesthetists

October 29, 2020: P. M. Hopkins, T. Girard, S. Dalay, B. Jenkins, A. Thacker, M. Patteril, E. McGrady


This is a consensus statement produced by expert members of a Working Party established by the Association of Anaesthetists. It updates and replaces previous guidance published in 2011. It has been seen and approved by the Board of Directors of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. This guideline is endorsed by the UK MH Investigation Unit, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds and is supported by the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

"Activated charcoal filters should be available at all locations where general anaesthesia is administered."

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