Laasch, H. U.; Bell, J.; Wilbraham, L.; England, R. E.; Martin, D. F.
April 2004
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA46
Academic Journal
This article focuses on a study related to EEG bispectral index guided sedation. Clinical assessment of depth of sedation is subjective and unreliable. EEG based bispectral index (BIS) is used to guide sedation of paralyzed patients on intensive care units. BIS monitoring enables more effective titration of sedatives to maintain a suitable level of consciousness for endoscopy and other procedures. BIS offers a safe, reliable, and objective measure of sedation, without disturbing either patient or operator.


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