Epilepsy and Intensive Care Monitoring: Principles and by Bruce J, MD Fisch

By Bruce J, MD Fisch

Not like many different diagnostic approaches, EEG, now over eighty years previous, and epilepsy tracking, now over forty years outdated, have established their usefulness and stood the try of time. even though some great benefits of those diagnostic tactics are transparent, tracking is presently now not to be had to the vast majority of sufferers in want. one of many components proscribing broader implementation is the inability of practitioners with distinctive expertise.Epilepsy and extensive Care tracking was once built to handle this hindrance. This functional quantity includes particular chapters protecting all components of scientific epilepsy tracking. that includes professional authors from significant epilepsy facilities, this seminal paintings experiences all present methods and functions for tracking adults and youngsters with epilepsy within the Epilepsy tracking Unit and the ICU.Opening sections are dedicated to symptoms, methods, administrative issues, and technical elements of the Epilepsy tracking Unit and ICU tracking, via devoted sections on EEG analysis and localization and tracking of neurological issues within the Epilepsy tracking Unit and ICU. The ebook concludes with precise techniques and an Appendix with guidance for organizing epilepsy tracking facilities and technical elements of EEG monitoring.Key positive factors comprise Covers either grownup and pediatric Epilepsy tracking Unit and ICU tracking includes over 235 fine quality EEGs and different illustrations, together with an 8-page colour part entire assurance; no different ebook during this zone has similar breadth and intensity scientific concentrationç ÓExpert authors inform you whilst and the way to accomplish the systems they speak about (20100503)

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