- The ICU BIS
Range Guidelines are included in the set of pocket cards that
accompany the A-2000 BIS XP Monitor.
- The BIS
Index is a single number, ranging from 0 to 100, and scaled to
correlate with important clinical endpoints during the administration
of sedative agents.
places within the BIS range guidelines may be ideal targeted ranges
based on different treatment goals for your patient at different
points during care.
- Awake, alert
patients will have BIS values in the 90’s. With light sedation,
the BIS will generally descend into the 70’s and 80’s.
- A BIS value
below 60 indicates an extremely low probability that the patient
will recall unpleasant events.
- BIS readings
in the 20’s and 30’s indicate very deep sedation.
- BIS values
below 20 correlate with patterns of burst suppression,
- And at a
reading of zero, with an isoelectric EEG.