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Electroencephalography (EEG)

  • Roland BrillaEmail author
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Abstract

Electroencephalography (EEG) is a neurophysiologic test measuring electric brain activity. It is clinically used for evaluation of disorders of consciousness, brain death, epilepsy and sleep. Some effects of medications used in pain medicine are discussed, with regards to seizure provocation and sleep architecture.

Keywords

Electroencephalogramm (EEG) Seizures Waveforms Sleep stages Medication effects 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

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