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Slow Brain Waves Linked to Perception Loss under Anesthesia

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Caption: Dr. Katie Warnaby discusses how slow brain wave activity saturation can be used to gauge loss of perception in anesthetic patients. This podcast relates to a paper that appeared in the Oct. 23, 2013, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by Ní Mhuircheartaigh at the University of Oxford in Oxford, UK, and colleagues was titled, "Slow-Wave Activity Saturation and Thalamocortical Isolation During Propofol Anaesthesia in Humans."

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