Clinical neurophysiological assessment of sepsis-associated brain dysfunction: a systematic review

  title={Clinical neurophysiological assessment of sepsis-associated brain dysfunction: a systematic review},
  author={Koji Hosokawa and Nicolas Gaspard and Fuhong Su and Mauro Oddo and Jean-Louis Vincent and Fabio Silvio Taccone},
  booktitle={Critical care},
INTRODUCTION Several studies have reported the presence of electroencephalography (EEG) abnormalities or altered evoked potentials (EPs) during sepsis. However, the role of these tests in the diagnosis and prognostic assessment of sepsis-associated encephalopathy remains unclear. METHODS We performed a systematic search for studies evaluating EEG and/or EPs in adult (≥ 18 years) patients with sepsis-associated encephalopathy. The following outcomes were extracted: a) incidence of EEG/EP… CONTINUE READING
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