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While monitoring a patient who had surgery under general anesthesia 2 hours ago, the nurse notes a sudden elevation in body temperature. This finding may be an indication of which problem?


▸ Tachyphylaxis

▸ Postoperative infection

▸ Malignant hypertension

▸ Malignant hyperthermia
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Malignant hyperthermia

A sudden elevation in body temperature during the postoperative period may indicate the occurrence of malignant hyperthermia, a life-threatening emergency. The elevated temperature does not reflect the other problems listed.
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