Recording the middle latency response of the auditory evoked potential as a measure of depth of anaesthesia. A technical note.

Institute of Sound and Vibration Research, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, UK.
BJA British Journal of Anaesthesia (Impact Factor: 4.24). 04/2004; 92(3):442-5. DOI: 10.1093/bja/aeh074
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ABSTRACT The middle latency response of the auditory evoked potential may be useful as an indicator of the hypnotic state during anaesthesia. However, it is difficult to record in some circumstances. This communication provides some suggestions and guidance for those not familiar with the technique.

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