Clinical utility of EEG in neonates

I. Alfonso, O. Papazian, B. Carrillo

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Abstract

The neonatal EEG is useful for the diagnosis and management of at risk neonates. It detects unsuspected cerebral pathology, suggest etiopathogenesis and infers time of insult and predict neurologics outcome of neonates with perinatal asphixia. The neonatal EEG maybe a source of error if it too heavily relied upon to establish a diagnosis, the reader is not acquantained with the wide range of normal patterns, maturation of changes and significance of the pathological findings.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)82-88
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Pediatrics
Volume9
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

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  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Alfonso, I., Papazian, O., & Carrillo, B. (1994). Clinical utility of EEG in neonates. International Pediatrics, 9(2), 82-88.