Photomotor Reflex as an Indicator of Consciousness during Curarization

Abstract

WHEN a relaxant is used in conjunction with a general anæsthetic, a new problem arises in assessment of the depth of anæsthesia: the reflexes which normally indicate returning consciousness and awareness of pain cannot appear if the patient is under the influence of a relaxant. Thus, if only reflexes involving voluntary muscle are used, it is possible, in… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/190726a0

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