Seizures and Quantitative EEG

Aug 25, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Seizures and Quantitative EEG

Fig. 4.1 An example compressed spectral array (CSA). Panels, top to bottom: left parietal average signal, left temporal average signal, right temporal average signal, right parietal average signal, relative asymmetry…

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Electrolyte Disturbances and Critical Care Seizures

Aug 25, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Electrolyte Disturbances and Critical Care Seizures

Fig. 18.1 Transport of water, gases, and electrolytes across the blood–brain barrier. Small lipophilic molecules passively diffuse through endothelial cells, while the transport of electrolytes and water is tightly regulated…

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Diagnosing and Monitoring Seizures in the ICU: The Role of Continuous EEG for Detection and Management of Seizures in Critically Ill Patients, Including the Ictal-Interictal Continuum

Aug 25, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Diagnosing and Monitoring Seizures in the ICU: The Role of Continuous EEG for Detection and Management of Seizures in Critically Ill Patients, Including the Ictal-Interictal Continuum

Fig. 3.1 Incidence of nonconvulsive seizures in different populations of critically ill children and adults. The confidence intervals were not reported by the studies, but were calculated based on the…

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Critical Care Seizures

Aug 25, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Traumatic Brain Injury and Critical Care Seizures

Fig. 11.1 CT examples of findings associated with post-traumatic seizures . (a) Right subdural hematoma. (b) Left frontal contusion. (c) Multiple skull fractures Other factors that can predispose to the…

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Brain Tumors and Critical Care Seizures

Aug 25, 2017 by in NEUROLOGY Comments Off on Brain Tumors and Critical Care Seizures

Fig. 12.1 A 63-year-old man with metastatic squamous cell carcinoma of the tonsils to the brain. Patient had two large metastases, one in the right parieto-occipital area (resected, with recurrence)…

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