BIS in COPD exacerbations
What is it about?
This article introduces the potential utility of Bispectral Index in monitoring patients with COPD exacerbations and encephalopathy. The BIS values correlate well with clinical sedation scales.
Why is it important?
Monitoring critical patients with severe COPD exacerbations and encephalopathy is mandatory because of the risk of requering oral intubation and mechanical ventilation.
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