Fuzzy logic monitoring in anaesthesia

  title={Fuzzy logic monitoring in anaesthesia},
  author={Catarina S. Nunes and Mahdi Mahfouf and Derek A. Linkens},
Anaesthesia can be defined as the lack of response and recall to noxious stimuli. It includes paralysis (muscle-relaxation), unconsciousness (depth of anaesthesia) and analgesia (pain relief). Depth of anaesthesia (DOA) is hard to define, and hence to measure accurately. Attention has turned to auditory evoked potentials (AEP) in the electroencephalogram (EEG) in search for a signal that reflects the subjective clinical signs that anaesthetists have used to assess DOA [1,2,3]. Since direct… CONTINUE READING

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