Atlas of Video-EEG Monitoring [NOOK Book]


The single-best resource available for learning how to perform and interpret video EEG

Companion DVD shows real-time Video EEG in practice!

The Atlas of Video-EEG Monitoring explains the essentials of video EEG for use in all settings. This full-color atlas thoroughly covers the basics of performing video EEG for diagnosis along with how to use video EEG for the diagnosis and...

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The single-best resource available for learning how to perform and interpret video EEG

Companion DVD shows real-time Video EEG in practice!

The Atlas of Video-EEG Monitoring explains the essentials of video EEG for use in all settings. This full-color atlas thoroughly covers the basics of performing video EEG for diagnosis along with how to use video EEG for the diagnosis and interpretation of first and/or repeated seizures, during treatment of epilepsy, in the emergency department and intensive care unit, and during surgery.


  • Over 340 full-color images and EEGs
  • Detailed overview of epileptic seizures, from simple partial seizures and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures to epileptic spasms
  • In-depth survey of seizure mimics, including psychogenic non-epileptic spells; panic spells; dissociative spells; movement disorders; sleep disorders; and syncope
  • Thorough review of status epilepticus, including epilepsia partialis continua, non-epileptic movements in coma, and other syndromes
  • Cutting-edge guidance on intracranial video-EEG monitoring, including placement and interpretation of grid and strip electrodes, and depth electrodes
  • DVD contains videos linked to EEG patterns in the book—-allowing you to see each problem in real time
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071597432
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 3/3/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 680
  • File size: 106 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Joseph I. Sirven, MD
Professor of Neurology
Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, AZ
John M. Stern, MD
Professor of Neurology
David Geffen School of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

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Table of Contents

1. Fundamentals of EEG, David Millet and John M. Stern
2. Fundamentals of Digital EEG Recording, Marc R. Nuwer
3. Automated Analysis of EEG, Andrew Gardner, S. Matt Stead, and Greg A. Worrell
4. Fundamentals of Digital Video Recording, Catherine A. Schevon, Edgar R. Toro, and Steven Karceski
5. Establishing a Video-EEG Monitoring Unit, Joseph Drazkowski, Lisa Tapsell, and Luann Helepololei
6. Neurologic Practice in a Video-EEG Monitoring Unit, Jerome Engel Jr. and D. Alan Shewmon
7. Nursing Practice in a Video-EEG Monitoring Unit, Sandra R. Dewar and Mimi Callanan
8. Auras and Other Simple Partial Seizures, John M. Stern
9. Complex Partial Seizures of Temporal Lobe Origin, Scott Mintzer and Christopher T. Skidmore
10. Complex Partial Seizures of Extratemporal Lobe Origin, Ritu Bagla and Michael R. Sperling
11. Secondarily Generalized Seizures, Steve S. Chung and Kent Horne
12. Absence Seizures, Karen M. Stannard, Dennis J. Dlugos, and Tracy Glauser
13. Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizures, Erik K. St. Louis
14. Generalized Tonic Seizures, Joseph Sullivan, Catherine Bakey, and Dennis J. Dlugos
15. Generalized Atonic Seizures, Cornelia Drees and Kevin Chapman
16. Epileptic Myoclonus, John N. Caviness
17. Infantile Spasms, Jason T. Lerner, Joyce H. Matsumoto, and Joyce Y. Wu
18. Psychogenic Nonepileptic Spells, S. Parrish Winesett and Selim R. Benbadis
19. Panic Spells, Andres M. Kanner
20. Dissociative Spells, Jill M. Zuckerman and Matthew Hoerth
21. Movement Disorders, Vicki L. Shanker and Naomi Lubarr
22. Sleep Disorders, Michael H. Silber
23. Syncope, Maromi Nei and Reginald T. Ho
24. Generalized Convulsive Status Epilepticus, Katherine H. Noe and Eelco Wijdicks
25. Complex Partial Status Epilepticus, Nathan B. Fountain
26. Absence Status Epilepticus, Katherine Nickels and Elaine Wirrell
27. Epilepsia Partialis Continua, Adam L. Hartman, Peter F. Morrison, and Eileen P. Vining
28. Refractory Status Epilepticus, Jan Claassen and Lawrence J. Hirsch
29. Nonepileptic Movements in Coma, Mauricio Gomez and Chad M. Miller
30. Use and Placement of Depth Electrodes, James Leiphart and Itzhak Fried
31. Interpreting Depth Electrode EEG, Lara M. Schrader and John M. Stern
32. Use and Placement of Grid and Strip Electrodes, Richard S. Zimmerman
33. Interpretation of Chronic Intracranial EEG Monitoring, Gregory D. Cascino and Richard S. Zimmerman

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