Search Tag: nonconvulsive status epilepticus

ICU Management

2022 21 Jan

One clinical factor complicating the work of ICU physicians and nurses is the difficulty of diagnosing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE)—an invisible condition that must be managed aggressively to prevent lasting damage to the brain. Because the prevalence of NCSE among neurological patients can reach up to 60%, and because it becomes increasingly... Read more

Barriers to wider use of continuous EEG monitoring in ICU

2018 02 Aug

Continuous electroencephalogram (EEG) monitoring is increasingly being used for brain monitoring in neurocritical care setting. This is mainly because of the proven effectiveness of continuous EEG in diagnosing nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) as a cause of unexplained consciousness disorder or mental deterioration. To date, however, no... Read more