Slow Brain Waves Linked to Perception Loss under Anesthesia (audio) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading audio... 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." Credit Podcast © Science/AAAS Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the podcast when publishing. This podcast may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.