Tag: Electroencephalogram (EEG)

1. Expert review of smartphone videos possesses additive, predictive value for the diagnosis of epileptic seizures, with the ability to maintain confidentiality in the sharing of these files. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Video electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring (VEM) is the ideal diagnostic standard for epileptic seizures when diagnosis is unclear through medical...
Electronic Cigarette and JUUL Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults 1. The use of electronic cigarettes is highly prevalent among adolescents and young adults through the advent of JUUL, which has unique implications for this young and susceptible age group. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Adverse effects of nicotine on overall health,...
1. In this randomized controlled trial, EEG-guided anesthetic administration during surgical interventions did not reduce the incidence of delirium compared to anesthetic administration as usual in elderly patients. 2. There was a small reduction in 30-day mortality in patients who received EEG-guided anesthetic administration Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Study Rundown: EEG-guided...
Originally published by Harvard Health. What Is It? An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a recording of the brain's electrical activity. Metal electrodes attached to the skin on the outside of the head transform electrical activity into patterns, commonly called brain waves. A polygraph machine records the brain waves. In some cases, the waves...