Continuous electroencephalogram monitoring in the intensive care unit.

  title={Continuous electroencephalogram monitoring in the intensive care unit.},
  author={Daniel Friedman and Jan Claassen and Lawrence J. Hirsch},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  volume={109 2},
Because of recent technical advances, it is now possible to record and monitor the continuous digital electroencephalogram (EEG) of many critically ill patients simultaneously. Continuous EEG monitoring (cEEG) provides dynamic information about brain function that permits early detection of changes in neurologic status, which is especially useful when the clinical examination is limited. Nonconvulsive seizures are common in comatose critically ill patients and can have multiple negative effects… CONTINUE READING


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