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MAC : Minimum Alveolar Concentration

Minimum concentration at which 50% of patients will not respond to stimuli.

Increase MAC
Decrease MAC
Children
Old Age
Anxiety
Hypoxia
Hyperthermia
Hypothermia
Hperthyroid
Opioids
Chronic Alcohol ingestion
Acute Alcohol intoxication

MAC awake : Minimum concentration at which 50% of patients become awake

MAC awake = 0.3 x MAC



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