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Adult EEG: Abnormal Nonepileptiform Activity

Barbara F. Westmoreland

in Clinical Neurophysiology

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Published in print April 2009 | ISBN: 9780195385113
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322770 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195385113.003.0010

Series: Contemporary Neurology Series

Adult EEG: Abnormal Nonepileptiform Activity

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Introduction - Types of EEG Abnormalities Slow-Wave Abnormalities - Asymmetry - Asymmetric or Altered Reactivity - Suppression - Epileptiform Activity - Periodic Patterns - Focal Intracranial Processes Causing EEG Abnormalities The EEG in Focal Intracranial Lesions - Cerebral Infarction - Intracerebral Hemorrhage - Arteriovenous Malformations - Tumors - Head Trauma - Subdural Hematoma - Inflammatory Disorders - Herpes Simplex Encephalitis - Other Focal Cerebral Lesions - Transient Disorders - Electroencephalographic Manifestations of Diffuse Disorders Slow-Wave Abnormalities - Specific Patterns - Generalized Periodic Patterns - Coma Patterns - Evaluation for Suspected Brain Death - Conclusion -

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Subjects: Neurology

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