volume 16, issue 1, P40-45 1999
DOI: 10.1097/00004691-199901000-00003
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Abstract: Electroencephalogram monitoring is a valuable means of monitoring thalamocortical function in the comatose, sedated, or paralyzed patient in the intensive care unit. The following problems arise especially with long-term recordings that are beyond those experienced in the standard EEG laboratory: 1) faulty electrodes, either single- or multiple-scalp electrodes or ground or reference electrodes; 2) connections of electronic equipment; 3) induced artifacts from electronic devices and nonelectronic equipment; 4)…

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