- •Longer duration of EEG recordings is associated with a higher diagnostic yield.
- •Longer epilepsy duration is associated with greater likelihood of a diagnostic study.
- •Focal-onset seizures and abnormal results in a routine EEG are more likely to lead to a “diagnostic” prolonged EEG study.
Abbreviations:EEG (Electroencephalography), EMU (Epilepsy monitoring unit), PNES (Psychogenic nonepileptic seizures), CYWE (Children and Youth with epilepsy), CEC (Comprehensive Epilepsy Care), ASM (Anti-seizure medications), CSCN (Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology)
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