Mika Sarkela

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The applicability and performance of spectral entropy as a measure of the depth of sedation was studied by comparison to the Richmond sedation and agitation scale (RASS). A biopotential signal was measured from the forehead of eight ICU patients. From this biopotential four different frequency bands were defined using trend fitting to the low and high(More)
Treatment of patients suffering from severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) commonly involves sedation and mechanical ventilation during prolonged stay in the intensive care unit. Continuous EEG is often monitored in these patients to detect epileptic seizures. It has also been suggested that EEG has prognostic value regarding the outcome of the treatment. In(More)
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