Continuous electroencephalography in the medical intensive care unit.

  title={Continuous electroencephalography in the medical intensive care unit.},
  author={Mauro Oddo and Emmanuel Carrera and Jan Claassen and Stephan A. Mayer and Lawrence J. Hirsch},
  journal={Critical care medicine},
  volume={37 6},
OBJECTIVES To examine predictors and the prognostic value of electrographic seizures (ESZs) and periodic epileptiform discharges (PEDs) in medical intensive care unit (MICU) patients without a primary acute neurologic condition. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING MICU in a university hospital. PATIENTS A total of 201 consecutive patients admitted to the MICU between July 2004 and January 2007 without known acute neurologic injury and who underwent continuous electroencephalography… CONTINUE READING


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