A technical description of a novel pharmacological anesthesia robot

@article{Wehbe2013ATD,
  title={A technical description of a novel pharmacological anesthesia robot},
  author={Mohamad Wehbe and Erik Arbeid and Shantale Cyr and Pierre A. Mathieu and Riccardo Taddei and Joshua Morse and Thomas M. Hemmerling},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing},
  year={2013},
  volume={28},
  pages={27-34}
}
To control the three components of general anesthesia (hypnosis, analgesia, and neuromuscular blockade), an automated closed-loop, anesthesia-drug delivery system (McSleepy) was developed. Bispectral index was used as the control variable for hypnosis, the analgoscore for analgesia, and phonomyography for neuromuscular blockade. McSleepy can be used to control the induction, maintenance and emergence from general anesthesia. To do so, a large touch screen is used to provide a user friendly… CONTINUE READING