Predictors of recording an event during prolonged inpatient video electroencephalogram monitoring in children.

@article{Wyatt2014PredictorsOR,
  title={Predictors of recording an event during prolonged inpatient video electroencephalogram monitoring in children.},
  author={Kirk D. Wyatt and Jay N. Mandrekar and Lily C-L Wong-Kisiel and Katherine C. Nickels and Elaine C. Wirrell},
  journal={Pediatric neurology},
  year={2014},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={458-63}
}
BACKGROUND Distinguishing between seizures and nonepileptic events is a key challenge in pediatric neurology. The diagnostic gold standard is prolonged inpatient video electroencephalogram monitoring. However, little is known about preadmission characteristics that are predictive of recording an event during such monitoring. METHODS This is a retrospective chart review of children undergoing prolonged inpatient video electroencephalogram monitoring between 2009 and 2012 at a tertiary referral… CONTINUE READING