Tag Electroencephalogram
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Continuous EEG Monitoring

OVERVIEW emerging technique for neurological monitoring not widely used USES increases sensitivity of detection non-convulsive seizures determine depth of sedation distinguish epileptic from non-epileptic motor activity monitor dynamic changes in brain function e.g. ischemia, vasospasm, rebleeding monitor treatment response (e.g.…

CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Electroencephalogram (EEG)

Electroencephalography (EEG) is the recording of electrical activity along the scalp, which corresponds to the voltage fluctuations caused by ionic current flows within brain neurons.