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 ...
EEG monitoring electrodes cause skin injury
By Michael Woodhead
30 Oct 2019