Title Atlas of Intensive Care Quantitative EEG
Author Marcus C. Ng, Jin Jing, M. Brandon Westover
ISBN 9780826193544
List price USD 195.00
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Binding Hardbound
No of pages 512
Book size 222 X 280 mm
Publishing year 2020
Original publisher Demos Medical Publishing
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Atlas of Intensive Care Quantitative EEG is the first resource fully dedicated to quantitative EEG (QEEG) analysis, tailored to any physician or EEG technologist who works with critically ill patients. With the rise of continuous EEG monitoring in intensive care, clinicians are increasingly called on to make real-time clinical judgments with little formal guidance on how to interpret QEEG. This book is configured to meet daily practice challenges. It addresses not only technical fundamentals but also provides numerous examples of signature QEEG patterns and artifacts to instruct both untrained and experienced eyes.

Comprehensive in scope, this unique atlas walks the reader from essential principles all the way through to practical pattern recognition. With full-page reference samples pairing raw EEG with quantitative EEG spectrograms, brief clinical vignettes, and explanatory captions noting significant features, this book provides a roadmap for understanding and applying QEEG data in critically ill patients. Unrivaled in the breadth of its coverage and level of detail, its thorough discussions of both normal and abnormal findings and QEEG artifacts set the standard for effective use of quantitative electroencephalography and trend analysis in the ICU. Complete with a broad range of patterns and page after page of full-color samples, this book is designed to be the authoritative QEEG reference for neurologists, intensivists, technologists, and trainees working in critical care settings.

Key Features:

  • Includes full spectrum of abnormal ICU QEEG findings with multiple examples of each pattern to assist readers in recognizing the range of findings encountered in clinical practice
  • Contains more than 400 full-page vivid color QEEG examples paired with raw EEG to build interpretive skills and enhance clinical decision-making
  • Concise presentation of fundamental principles of QEEG
  • Detailed analysis of QEEG artifacts that can be mistaken for abnormal findings




Section One: Principles of Quantitative Electroencephalography

Chapter 1: Introduction to EEG Spectrograms • Qualitative and Quantitative EEG Analysis • Oscillations: EEG Background • Transients: Brief EEG Events • Evolving Patterns: Long EEG Events • Technical Considerations: Trade-Offs in Spectral Estimation • Detail Versus Noise • Temporal Versus Spectral Resolution • Understanding ICU EEG Spectrograms: Cardinal Patterns • Regular Flames • Choppy Flames • Broadband Monotonous (BBM) • Narrowband Monotonous (NBM) • Stripes • Suppressed • Artifact

Section Two: Clinical Practice of Quantitative Electroencephalography

Chapter 2: Normal Findings, Awake • Posterior Dominant Rhythm • Supraharmonic • Subharmonic • Mu Rhythm • Beta Activity • Lambda Waves

Chapter 3: Normal Findings, Drowsiness and Sleep • Hypnagogic Hypersynchrony • Stage II Sleep • Frontocentral Beta Activity • Slow Roving Eye Movements • Positive Occipital Sharp Transients • Vertex Waves • Sleep Spindles • K Complexes • Mittens • Rapid Eye Movement Sleep

Chapter 4: Benign Variants • 14 + 6 Positive Spikes • 6 Hz Phantom Spike-Wave, WHAM Variant • 6 Hz Phantom Spike-Wave, FOLD Variant • 6 Hz Phantom Spike-Wave, Atypical • Wicket Waves, Case 1 • Wicket Waves, Case 2 • Small Sharp Spikes • Rhythmic Midtemporal Theta Activity of Drowsiness (RMTD) • Ciganek Rhythm • Sawtooth Waves • Subclinical Rhythmic Electrographic Discharges of Adults (SREDA)

Chapter 5: Activation Procedures • Hyperventilation-Induced High Amplitude Rhythmic Slowing (HIHARS) • Hyperventilation-Induced Slowing, Case 1 • Hyperventilation-Induced Slowing, Case 2 • Occipital Driving • Asymmetric • Visual Evoked Potentials • Subharmonic • Photomyoclonic Response • Photoparoxysmal Response • Photoconvulsive Response

Chapter 6: Interictal Abnormalities, Slowing • Temporal Slowing, Left • Temporal Slowing, Right • Frontal Intermittent Rhythmic Delta Activity • Frontal Slowing, Case 1 • Frontal Slowing, Case 2 • Central Slowing • Occipital Slowing • Generalized Slowing, Delta • Generalized Slowing, Theta • Alpha Coma • Spindle Coma • Theta Coma • Electrocerebral Inactivity

Chapter 7: Interictal Abnormalities, Sporadic Discharges • Temporal Discharges • Frontal Discharges • Centroparietal Discharges • Occipital Discharges • Rolandic Discharges • Multifocal Discharges

Chapter 8: Ictal, Seizure(s) • Temporal Seizure, Left • Temporal Seizure, Right • Frontal Seizure, Case 1 • Frontal Seizure, Case 2 • Centroparietal Seizure, Left • Centroparietal Seizure, Right • Occipital Seizure • Hemispheric Seizure • Paroxysmal Fast Activity • Generalized Tonic-Clonic Seizure • Absence, Typical • Absence, Atypical • Myoclonic Seizure • Slow Spike-and-Wave • Electrodecremental Response

Chapter 9: Ictal, Status Epilepticus • Status Epilepticus • Case 1–Case 41

Chapter 10: The Interictal-Ictal Continuum, Rhythmic Delta Activity (RDA) • Lateralized Rhythmic Delta Activity (LRDA) • Case 1–Case 13 • Generalized Rhythmic Delta Activity (GRDA) • Case 1–Case 18 • Bilateral Independent Rhythmic Delta Activity (BI-LRDA) • Case 1–Case 4 • Multifocal Rhythmic Delta Activity (MF-RDA) • Case 1–Case 2

Chapter 11: The Interictal-Ictal Continuum, Periodic Discharges (PD) • Lateralized Periodic Discharges (LPD) • Case 1–Case 20 • Generalized Periodic Discharges (GPD) • Case 1–Case 14 • Bilateral Independent Periodic Discharges (BIPD) • Case 1–Case 5 • Multifocal Periodic Discharges (MF-PD) • Case 1

Chapter 12: The Interictal-Ictal Continuum, Triphasic Modifier (+TW) • Triphasic Waves

Chapter 13: The Interictal-Ictal Continuum, Spike-Wave (SW) • Lateralized (LSW)


Section Three: Artifacts in Quantitative Electroencephalography

Chapter 14: Non-Cerebral Quantitative Electroencephalographic Artifacts • Alternating Current • Breach Rhythm, Bilateral Parasagittal • Breach Rhythm, Right Temporal • Cardioballistogram • Chest Percussion • Electrocardiogram • Electroretinogram • Electrode • Eye Blinking • Glossokinetic • Myogenic • Nystagmus • Lateral Nystagmus, Case 1 • Lateral Nystagmus, Case 2 • Rotational Nystagmus • Ocular Bobbing • Pacemaker • Pulse • Respirator • Shivering • Snoring • Sweating • Twitching • Vagal Nerve Stimulator • Ventilator


About the Authors:

Marcus C. Ng, MD, FRCPC

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Epileptologist, Section of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


Jin Jing, PhD

Postdoctoral/Research Fellow, MGH Neurology Department, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts


M. Brandon Westover, MD, PhD

Director, MGH Critical Care Brain Monitoring Service, MGH Neurology Department, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

Target Audience:

It is an authoritative QEEG reference for neurologists, intensivists, technologists, and trainees working in critical care settings.

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