[Prognostic value of EEG in acute posttraumatic coma (author's transl)].

  title={[Prognostic value of EEG in acute posttraumatic coma (author's transl)].},
  author={Hermann Walser and W G Friedli and W G Glinz},
  journal={EEG-EMG Zeitschrift fur Elektroenzephalographie, Elektromyographie und verwandte Gebiete},
  volume={12 4},
To evaluate the prognostic power of a single EEG-record, the recordings of 50 patients with posttraumatic coma performed within 48 hours after the injury were compared with the outcome after 6 months. A 5-point scale comprising 2 EEG-patterns being notorious for their dismal prognostic significance (suppression bursts, alpha-coma) and changes of vigilance… CONTINUE READING