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A 32-year-old woman is brought to the emergency department because of a change in mental status. Her companion states the patient recently began taking an antipsychotic for her “brain problems.” Her temperature is 39.4°C (103°F) and she is diaphoretic, flushed, and difficult to engage in conversation. Her creatine phosphokinase level is 5000 U/L and her WBC count is 9000/mm³.
After stopping the offending agent, which of the following is the next step in management?
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