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Visual evoked responses to light emitting diode (LED) photostimulation in newborn infants.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6206999     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The use of a Xenon discharge stroboscope to elicit VERs in a neonatal intensive care unit has several disadvantages. To overcome these a photostimulator has been developed which consists of an array of 25 red light emitting diodes (LEDs). The LEDs are driven by pulses of fixed length and current and the output intensity is controlled by the pulse repetition rate. Such a photostimulator is compact and can be hand-held inside a cot or incubator. Using this method VERs have been recorded in healthy full-term and pre-term infants which are comparable in wave form and latency to those elicited by a stroboscope.
Authors:
J Mushin; C R Hogg; L M Dubowitz; H Skouteli; G B Arden
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0013-4694     ISO Abbreviation:  Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol     Publication Date:  1984 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-11-09     Completed Date:  1984-11-09     Revised Date:  2008-09-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375035     Medline TA:  Electroencephalogr Clin Neurophysiol     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  317-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Electroencephalography*
Evoked Potentials, Visual*
Humans
Infant, Newborn*
Infant, Premature*
Photic Stimulation / methods

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