Monitoring Anesthetic Brain States - Conclusion

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Conclusion

Although the unprocessed EEG recordings of the anesthetics can look similar, the spectrograms make clear that each anesthetic has a distinct EEG signature. These signatures can be related to the mechanisms by which the drugs act at specific receptors in specific neural circuits to alter arousal.

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