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Chapter 12 - Interpreting the Normal Electroencephalogram of an Adult

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  11 October 2019

Vibhangini S. Wasade
Affiliation:
Henry Ford Medical Group HFHS, Michigan
Marianna V. Spanaki
Affiliation:
Wayne State University, Michigan
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Interpreting an electroencephalogram (EEG) record requires correlating the observed waveforms to the specific scalp location and to the patient’s state and age. EEG waveforms are described in terms of frequency, amplitude, morphology, synchrony and symmetry, rhythmicity, and reactivity.

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Print publication year: 2019

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