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1. (WO2017182919) SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLED DELIVERY OF ANALGESIC AND HYPNOTIC AGENTS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/182919    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2017/052121
Publication Date: Fri Oct 27 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Thu Apr 13 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A61M 5/172
A61M 19/00
A61M 21/00
Applicants: THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
Inventors: DUMONT, Guy
VAN HEUSDEN, Klaske
ANSERMINO, Mark
Title: SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLED DELIVERY OF ANALGESIC AND HYPNOTIC AGENTS
Abstract:
The invention relates to administration of clinical anesthesia. Particular embodiments provide systems and methods for controlled delivery of a combination of an analgesic agent and a hypnotic agent. More specifically, the invention relates to closed-loop control systems/methods for automatically controlling the administration of a combination of a hypnotic agent and an analgesic agent in a clinical anesthesia setting which incorporate feedback based on one or more indirect measures/indicia of analgesia. The invention further relates to such control systems/methods that account for limitations of such indirect measures/indicia of analgesia.