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Index

A book containing references, alphabetically arranged, to the contents of a series or collection of documents or volumes; or a section (normally at the end) of a single volume or set of volumes containing such references to its contents.

Statistical indexes are also used to track or measure changes in the economy (for example, the Consumer Price Index) and movement in stock markets (for example, Standard & Poor's Index). Such indexes are usually keyed to a base year, month, or other period of comparison.

In mortgage financing, the term is used to determine adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) interest rates after the discount period ends. Common indexes for ARMs are one-year Treasury Securities and the national average cost of funds to savings and loan associations.

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Overestimation of Bispectral Index in sedated intensive care unit patients revealed by administration of muscle relaxant.
Bispectral index values were significantly correlated with GCS scores (Fig 1).
Bispectral Index monitoring correlates with sedaton scales in brain injured patients.
Fernandez-Torre, "Color density spectral array of bilateral bispectral index system: Electroencephalographic correlate in comatose patients with nonconvulsive status epilepticus," Seizure, vol.
Bispectral index values recorded at baseline and at 1 min after induction were similar in all three groups.
Bispectral index is still seldom used in cattle anesthesia, mainly due to the cost benefit of the device and the fact that few studies have been conducted in cattle.
Genty et al., "Titration of propofol for anesthetic induction and maintenance guided by the bispectral index: closed-loop versus manual control: a prospective, randomized, multicenter study," The Journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, vol.
Valley Cottage, NY, March 19, 2016 --(PR.com)-- Brain monitoring systems are used to measure the electrical or neuronal activity of the brain for various reasons such as to calculate bispectral index (depth of anesthesia); diagnosis and monitoring of neurological and brain disorders, sleep disorders, trauma injury; to monitor intracranial pressure and many other.
Commercially available devices, like Bispectral Index (BIS), are extensively used to diagnose the depth of hypnosis for patients.
Sufentanil dosing was titrated to mean arterial pressure (MAP), heart rate (HR) and bispectral index (BIS).
According to this theory, NMB agents suppress the bispectral index (BIS) and cardiovascular responses to nociceptive stimulation (13,18).