neurology
Epilepsy

Prioritising EEG for some abnormalities will to avoid unnecessary referrals

Prioritising EEG referrals by those most likely to show epileptiform abnormalities could help improve diagnostic, time and cost benefits for neurologists and their patients, Australian clinicians say. A retrospective study of 239 routine EEGs run at Blacktown Hospital in 2017 found up to 84.9% of patients were referred for higher-yield indications such as first seizure, ...

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