Atlas of EEG Patterns, 2nd Edition

  • John M. Stern
  • Published By: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • ISBN-10: 1451178301
  • ISBN-13: 9781451178302
  • DDC: 616.804754
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 472 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The electroencephalogram (EEG) is essential to the accurate diagnosis of many neurologic disorders. The Second Edition of Atlas Of Eeg Patterns sharpens readers' interpretation skills with an even larger array of both normal and abnormal EEG pattern figures and text designed to optimize recognition of telltale findings. Trainees will benefit from hundreds of EEG figures, helping them spot abnormalities and identify the pattern name. Experienced neurologists will find the book excellent as a quick reference and when trying to distinguish a finding from similarly appearing patterns. Organized by EEG pattern, the Atlas orients you to the basics of EEG, helps the reader identify the characteristic EEG wave features and leads you to the EEG diagnosis through a table that organizes all of the EEG patterns according to their wave features. The Atlas includes the full range of EEG patterns from the common rhythms to the rare findings, and it also includes numerous examples of artifacts.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
1: Introduction to EEG Interpretation.
2: Categorization.
3: Identifying EEG Patterns by Their Features.
4: Patterns.
5: Alpha Activity.
6: Artifacts.
7: Benign Epileptiform Transients of Sleep.
8: Beta Activity.
9: Breach Effect.
10: Burst–suppression Pattern.
11: Cone Waves.
12: Delta Activity.
13: Fourteen and Six Per Second Positive Bursts.
14: Hypersynchronous Slowing.
15: Ictal Epileptiform Patterns.
16: Interictal Epileptiform Patterns.
17: K Complexes.
18: Lambda Waves.
19: Low-Voltage EEG and Electrocerebral Inactivity.
20: Mittens.
21: Needle Spikes.
22: Paroxysmal Fast Activity.
23: Periodic Epileptiform Discharges.
24: Phantom Spike and Wave.
25: Photic Stimulation Responses.
26: Positive Occipital Sharp Transients of Sleep.
27: Posterior Slow Waves of Youth.
28: Saw-tooth Waves of REM Sleep.
29: Sleep Spindles.
30: Subclinical Rhythmic Electrographic Discharge of Adults.
31: Theta Activity.
32: Triphasic Pattern.
33: Vertex Sharp Transients.