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What does MAC stand for?

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

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06), mean age adjusted minimum alveolar concentration (0.
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.