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What Should the cEEG Monitoring Duration Be for Critically Ill Patients?

Currently, the “standard” when it comes to continuous EEG monitoring is 24 hours for critically ill patients. However, recent research from a retrospective study from the ...

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Topics: Continuous EEG Monitoring

Genetic Testing for Pediatric Epilepsy

Genetic testing is used to discover abnormalities, mutations and genetic differences in DNA. The results are used to make an accurate diagnosis and prognosis, as well as develop ...

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Topics: Pediatric Epilepsy

Antiseizure Drug for Newborns Shows Promise

Seizures in newborns can cause major problems for the baby including motor disabilities, cognitive problems, epilepsy, and death. Unfortunately, seizures that occur in infants are ...

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Topics: Infant Epilepsy

What is the Seizure Treatment for Pediatric Patients With Convulsive Status Epilepticus?

According to the Epilepsy Foundation, there are several forms of status epilepticus, which is defined as "a seizure that lasts too long or when seizures occur too close ...

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Topics: Pediatric Epilepsy

Continuous EEG Monitoring of Adults in the ICU

Neurological monitoring often occurs in the intensive care unit, and it can be done through various tools and methods. One of the most common and useful of these tools is ...

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Topics: Continuous EEG Monitoring

New Drug Discovery Methodology Offers Hope for Epileptics

Drug discovery and development can take decades and can cost millions of dollars. How much more beneficial would it be if new uses could be found for existing drugs? That would ...

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Topics: Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)

EEG and Clinical Treatment: What’s the Difference in Outcome for Neonatal Seizures?

When seizures occur in newborns, it can greatly increase the risk of death, as well as neurodevelopmental disability. Because of this, the seizures often receive aggressive ...

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Topics: Seizure Research

Seizure Precautions: Bed Alarms and Seizure Aids

Evaluate Your Personal Safety Needs People with epilepsy have a range of safety concerns and their needs vary widely from person to person. Those whose seizures are well ...

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Topics: Seizure Safety/Resources

Continuous EEG Monitoring Protocol and Seizures in Children on ECMO

In 2021, Danielle deCampo, MD, Ph.D. of the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and her research team published a study in the American Epilepsy Society called “Continuous EEG ...

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Topics: Continuous EEG Monitoring

Continuous EEG Monitoring Could Detect Unusual Brain Patterns According to New Research

When a patient is in an intensive care unit, the medical professionals pay close attention to many of the patient’s vitals. They are monitoring the heartbeat, O2 levels, and blood ...

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Topics: Continuous EEG Monitoring