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Continuous EEG Characteristics and Acute Symptomatic Seizures in COVID-19 Patients

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Bedside Monitoring for Stroke

An EEG utilizes scalp electrodes that are connected to amplifiers and filters that are capable of detecting intracranial electrical activity. The activity is displayed as positive ...

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Continuous EEG Monitoring is Beneficial for Infant Patients

A retrospective study was recently conducted that looked into evaluating the use of continuous electroencephalography, or cEEG, for children who were in intensive care units. The ...

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Continuous EEG Monitoring in the ICU is Highly Important

In recent years, there has been a move to increase the use of continuous electroencephalogram monitoring of the brain in the ICU. The reason for the increased use is that it has ...

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What Are the Underlying Conditions and Diagnosis of NCSE?

The term status epilepticus is used for seizures that last for a prolonged period of time, and there are two different subgroups within SE. They include convulsive and ...

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The History of EEGs and Why cEEGs Are Becoming so Vital in the ICU

Electroencephalogram (EEG) has been a very important part of the medical community for longer than many people might realize. The discovery of EEG dates all the way back to the ...

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Continuous EEG Monitors Risk Factors for Children in ICU

A recent retrospective study published on Frontiers in Pediatrics has delved into cEEG, which is an emerging technology for monitoring patients. Currently, there are not any clear ...

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Continuous EEG Monitoring for Pediatric Patients

Continuous EEG, or cEEG, has the potential to provide a range of benefits to patients, particularly those who are very young. Neonatal EEG can include an assessment of age and ...

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Variegate Porphyria Patients Can Have Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus

  Nonconvulsive status epilepticus is a condition that includes diminished awareness, an inability to speak, and confusion. A study called “Nonconvulsive Status Epilepticus ...

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Looking for Covert Consciousness in the ICU

Researchers are looking for ways that they can increase the chance for recovery with patients who are in the ICU and are in a vegetative state. Recent discoveries in this area ...

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