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Making Sense of the EEG
From Basic Principles to Clinical Applications

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ISBN 9781032405407
March 30, 2023 Forthcoming by CRC Press
176 Pages 220 Color & 3 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book educates the reader on the cellular and neurophysical aspects of Electroencephalography (EEG), alongside its technical and engineering principles. Providing a background on normal EEG, the content includes the clinical applications of EEG in epilepsies and other brain disorders in order to provide the reader with the necessary knowledge to use EEG in clinical practice.

Aimed at those who in the earlier stages of using EEGs, this resource provides an effective overview and offers a key resource to anyone using EEGs.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: BASIC PRINCIPLES, Cellular & neurophysiologic basis of EEG, Principles of digital EEG recording and display, Rules of localization, SECTION 2: NORMAL EEG, Visual analysis of EEG: a systematic approach, Normal EEG in adults, Activation techniques, Artifacts, Normal variants, SECTION 3: ABNORMAL EEG: CLINICAL APPLICATIONS OF EEG IN EPILEPSIES & OTHER NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS, Epileptiform EEG abnormalities: interictal, ictal, and ictal-interictal continuum, EEG of genetic generalized epilepsies, EEG of focal epilepsies, EEG of developmental and epileptic encephalopathies, Non-epileptiform EEG abnormalities, EEG in dementia, SECTION 4: CRITICAL CARE EEG, Ictal-interictal continuum, Nonconvulsive status epilepticus, EEG in encephalopathy & coma, A systematic approach to the critical care EEG

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Udaya Seneviratne is an academic clinician-researcher practicing as a Neurologist/Epileptologist in Australia. He has published over 100 papers and 4 book chapters. The vast majority of his publications are in the field of EEG. Dr. Seneviratne is a regular peer-reviewer for leading epilepsy and neurophysiology journals including Epilepsia, Seizure, Epilepsy & Behavior, and Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology. He also serves on the editorial board of Frontiers in Neurology journal. Dr. Seneviratne has 20 years of experience in teaching EEGs to neurology trainees and fellows in Australia. The inspiration to author this book has emanated from the feedback from his trainees. He has utilized his vast experience in EEG teaching to make this publication a valuable handbook for trainees and fellows.