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What does MAC stand for?

MAC stands for Minimum Alveolar Concentration (measure of potency for anesthetics)


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A representative patient from this group was a 32-year-old, 104 kg woman who received a total dose of rocuronium of 100 mg over a 150 minute operative procedure during which 1 minimum alveolar concentration isoflurane had been used as part of a balanced anaesthetic.
After a period of time in which the partial pressure of sevoflurane in the brain would have equilibrated with the alveolar partial pressure (6,7), the patient showed clinical signs of adequate anaesthesia and had an end-tidal sevoflurane concentration of more than 1 minimum alveolar concentration, but the entropy monitor still indicated an awake state.