volume 16, issue 2, P111-115 1999
DOI: 10.1097/00004691-199903000-00003
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Frank Gilliam, Ruben Kuzniecky, Edward Faught

Abstract: Advances in computer technology offer increased capabilities for ambulatory EEG monitoring. The technical specifications of currently available ambulatory EEG machines reasonably approximate inpatient EEG equipment. However, the evolution of ambulatory EEG from 3-channel analog cassette recordings to reformatable 32-channel digital devices with computer-assisted spike and seizure detection raises several unresolved issues. Should patients with nondiagnostic routine EEG receive ambulatory EEG? Is ambulatory EEG…

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