EEG – A Powerful and Often Overlooked Diagnostic Tool

EEG tests and EEG monitoring are currently underused when it comes to identifying common diseases and performing neurological assessments in hospital patients, particularly in the United States and Canada. The expanded use of EEG can assist clinicians in making an accurate diagnosis, neurological assessment, or prognosis in patients.

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Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Seizures: Common and Difficult to Diagnose

Psychogenic non-epileptic seizures are common and have a wide variety of symptoms, but can often be misdiagnosed and misunderstood.

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EEG in Therapeutic Hypothermia Following Global Ischemic Injury to the Brain

TH in the setting of global ischemic injury to the brain is a treatment that benefits from EEG monitoring in adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients.

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EEG – a Frontline Tool for the ED

The role for EEG evaluation and monitoring in the ED is well documented, though … there are challenges to obtaining an EEG recording and having it accurately read in a timely manner.

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Update on the impact of COVID-19 on EEG activity

Reports from Wuhan and Lombardy early in this pandemic indicated that COVID-19 has a significant impact on the brain. In the acute period of SARS-CoV-2 infection, 34.6 % patients were […]

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Long-Term Video-EEG Studies: EMU vs. In-Home

Patient being fitted with an EEG cap

Long-term EEG studies can take days or weeks to schedule and complete, and studies taking place in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit (EMU) come with increased risk in today’s circumstances. The […]

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Teleneurology is Helping Rural Hospitals Retain Patients

Telemedicine or telehealth has been described as a path to virtual integrated care and is changing health care delivery in communities across the United States (US). The use of telehealth  […]

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Resources & Recommendations for Neurodiagnostic Testing During COVID-19

ASET- The Neurodiagnostic Society Recently the American Society for Electrodiagnostic Technologists (ASET) published its recommendations on the appropriate infection control precautions to follow when providing needed diagnostic EEG procedures, assuming […]

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ACNS Resources for Managing Requests for Neurodiagnostic Testing

Recently, the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society (ACNS) published a series of resources covering technologist safety, equipment cleaning, physician staffing and how to manage orders and requests for neurodiagnostic testing, including […]

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New EEG Solutions for New Challenges

March 2020 New Challenges The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many clinicians and facilities to reassess priorities and the processes for delivering services.  This is clearly true in the healthcare segments […]

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