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An Atlas of Amplitude-Integrated EEGs in the Newborn

2nd Edition

Edited by Lena Hellström-Westas, Linda S. de Vries, Ingmar Rosen

CRC Press

180 pages | 126 B/W Illus.

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Description

Thoroughly revised from analogue examples to digital examples using simultaneous dual channel EEG, An Atlas of Amplitude-Integrated EEGs in the Newborn is the definitive clinical atlas-textbook on interpreting Cerebral Function Monitor (CFM) tracings. This simplified method of continuous amplitude-integrated EEG (EEG) monitoring increasingly used in neonatal units is a safer, more reliable method.

Clinicians will be guided effortlessly by illustrations of aEEG tracings, while the atlas discusses the difference between aEEG tracings in the healthy and at risk neonate.

Chapters illustrate:

Table of Contents

1. Methodology. 2. The Electrocortical Background, Its Normal Maturation, Classification, and Effects of Medication. 3. Pitfalls and Caveats. 4. Seizures. 5. Hypoxia-ischemia. 6. Focal Hemorrhagic and Ischemic Lesions in the Full-term Infant 7. Hemorrhagic and Ischemic Lesions in the Preterm Infant. 8. Metabolic Diseases, Brain Malformations, and Central Nervous System Infections.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED010000
MEDICAL / Cardiology
MED069000
MEDICAL / Pediatrics
MED070000
MEDICAL / Perinatology & Neonatology