Can the bispectral index be used to predict seizure time and awakening after electroconvulsive therapy?

@article{White2003CanTB,
  title={Can the bispectral index be used to predict seizure time and awakening after electroconvulsive therapy?},
  author={Paul F. White and Shivani Rawal and Alejandro Recart and Larry Thornton and Mark Litle and Louis Stool},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={2003},
  volume={96 6},
  pages={1636-9, table of contents}
}
UNLABELLED The electroencephalogram (EEG) bispectral index (BIS) measures the hypnotic component of the anesthetic state and correlates with emergence from general anesthesia. Therefore, we hypothesized that the BIS would be useful in predicting electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)-induced seizure times and awakening from methohexital anesthesia. Twenty-five consenting patients with major depressive disorders underwent 100 maintenance ECT treatments. All patients were premedicated with… CONTINUE READING

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