Doctors currently have no perfectly reliable way of ensuring patients are adequately unconscious before an operation begins.
Measuring certain kinds of brain activity may help doctors track and predict how patients will react to anaesthesia before going under for surgery, our research has found.
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Going under a general anaesthetic usually involves sensory checks such as getting you to count down as you lose consciousness…