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Understanding West Syndrome or Infantile Spasms

West syndrome or infantile spasms (IS) is a type of epilepsy that will present itself in the first year of life for 90% of those who suffer from it. The seizures often begin ...

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Topics: Rare Epilepsy Disorders, Diagnosing Epilepsy, Epilepsy in Infants & Children, Types of seizures, In-Home Video EEG

Veterans with Epilepsy Caused by PTSD and TBI

When a seizure is not caused by epilepsy, it is often described with the acronym PNES. This means psychogenic non-epileptic seizure. It usually features fainting spells, ...

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Topics: Veterans with Seizures, In-Home Video EEG

Is In-Home Prolonged EEG with Video becoming the New Wingman for EMUs?

Previously and not so long ago, a patient getting a prolonged EEG had to remain in a hospital bed for days since the equipment was too bulky to take out of the facility. Now, ...

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Topics: In-Home Video EEG, Ambulatory EEG, Preventative Care, Neurology, Careers in Neurodiagnostics, Diagnosing Epilepsy, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?

Why I want to be a part of RSC's EEG Tech Team

Taking charge of my career is important to me. Before I received my certification as an R. EEG T., I worked as a physician technologist and as a neurodiagnostic technologist. My ...

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Topics: RSC Diagnostics, In-Home Video EEG, Ambulatory EEG, Careers in Neurodiagnostics

Proven Travel Tips to Eliminate Stress for In-Home EEG Technicians

When you work as an EEG Technician conducting In-Home Video AEEGs, you may be required to travel to other states from time-to-time. Knowing how to prepare for the trip will make ...

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Topics: In-Home Video EEG, Ambulatory EEG, Careers in Neurodiagnostics

What Happened When My Wife Became an EEG Technician for RSC

It was a typical night at home when my wife and I were awakened at 1:00 a.m. by the dreaded “Beep, Beep, Beep” of her pager. I had only been asleep for an hour after putting the ...

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Topics: Insider, RSC Diagnostics, In-Home Video EEG, Careers in Neurodiagnostics

Decisions for EEG Techs: Working Remotely vs. Working at a Hospital

Today, an EEG technologist may find a number of different types of job opportunities that can put them into different types of environments. Some techs will end up working in ...

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Topics: In-Home Video EEG, Careers in Neurodiagnostics

Dan the Man! A Patient’s Viewpoint of an Ambulatory EEG

 

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Topics: In-Home Video EEG, Ambulatory EEG, Careers in Neurodiagnostics, What Is It Like to Have an EEG?

Epilepsy Awareness: Why the Family Fun Run/Walk is FUN!

Last Saturday was the third time my family, friends and I participated in the annual Family Fun Run/Walk for the Epilepsy Foundation Western/Central PA. The purpose of the walk is ...

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Topics: RSC Diagnostics, Epilepsy, In-Home Video EEG, Epilepsy Foundations & Organizations, Non-profit, Epilepsy Awareness & Advocacy

What to Do While Wearing EEG Wires for Three Days

Are you or one of your family members in need of a three-day In-home Video EEG test? Routine EEG (REEG) tests typically run less than an hour, but they do not always provide ...

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Topics: In-Home Video EEG

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