oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Spectral entropy and haemodynamic response to surgery during sevoflurane anaesthesia : registrar communications and research prize entries
Extracted from text ... Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia & Analgesia ? March 2006 21 Spectral entropy and haemodynamic response to surgery during sevoflurane anaesthesia Introduction Apart from somatic responses, surgery also evokes autonomic responses, including haemodynamic responses. Spectral entropy has been validated as a means to monitor the hypnotic state during sevoflurane anaesthesia. Aim To investigate the relationship between spectral entropy, heart rate, and blood pressure during sevoflurane anaesthesia. FJ Smith, E Dannhauser Patients and methods The sample consisted of 43 patients scheduled for elective abdominal surgery. Patients were premedicated with oral midazolam. Induction of anaesthesia was achieved with alfentanil 15 mg/kg, ..
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