neurology
Epilepsy

EEG monitoring electrodes cause skin injury

Neurologists have been urged not to underestimate the high burden of skin injury and discomfort for patients undergoing ambulatory EEG monitoring. A study at a Sydney epilepsy clinic found that the EEG electrodes caused a significant level of skin irritation, inflammation and mechanical injury for patients, particularly when used for longer than 48 hours. Nurses ...

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