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Continuous Electroencephalography Monitoring in Neonates.
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PMID:  22527683     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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As more critically ill term and premature neonates are surviving their acute illness, their long-term neurodevelopmental morbidity is being recognized. Continuous monitoring of cerebral function, with electroencephalography or derived digital trends, can provide key information regarding seizures and background patterns, with direct treatment and prognostic implications. Conventional video-electroencephalography remains the gold standard for neonatal seizure diagnosis and quantification, but can be supplemented by digital trending modalities. Both conventional and amplitude-integrated electroencephalography can provide valuable data regarding the background trends. This review describes indications and methods for continuous electroencephalography monitoring in high-risk neonates.
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Renée A Shellhaas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-4-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current neurology and neuroscience reports     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1534-6293     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
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Created Date:  2012-4-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100931790     Medline TA:  Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics & Communicable Diseases, Division of Pediatric Neurology, University of Michigan, Room 12-733, C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, 1540 East Hospital Drive SPC 4279, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109-4279, USA, shellhaa@med.umich.edu.
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