Epilepsy & Seizures
EEG monitoring in the intensive care unit
Continuous EEG (cEEG) monitoring has become an established and widely used diagnostic tool in the intensive care unit. cEEG is used for a variety of conditions, including nonconvulsive seizure and status epilepticus detection, assessing response to therapy in patients in status epilepticus, monitoring level of sedation, ischemia detection, and prognostication. The use of cEEG is associated with reduced inpatient mortality without significantly increased costs of admission.
Jan. 11, 2018