EEG for Nursing: Knowledge gaps and opportunities

Volume: 10 | Issue: 01 | Year 2024 | Subscription
International journal of Nursing Science Practice and Research
Received Date: 02/26/2024
Acceptance Date: 05/10/2024
Published On: 2024-05-20
First Page: 5
Last Page: 10

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By: Sachin, Archana Verma, Ashutosh Mishra, and Alok Kumar


BACKGROUND: Electroencephalography (EEG) is a non-invasive diagnostic method used to identify particular locations of seizure activity in the brain. EEG has been demonstrated in both adult and paediatric populations to be a safe and effective technique for preoperative decision making and batter prognosis.  METHODS: This is used in patients who have Seizure Diagnosis and Monitoring, Brain Function Evaluation, Preoperative Assessment, Sleep Disorders, Psychiatric Disorders, Research and Cognitive Studies, and Monitoring Brain Function in Critical Care. It is chosen over other non- invasive diagnostic procedures due to lesser risk, less discomfort, and shorter operating periods. RESULTS: It has a specific function in gathering valuable data that leads to more accurate surgical alternatives such as localization and lateralization. All of this leads to better seizure management and a higher quality of life for the patients. CONCLUSION: Nurses must have a complete awareness of EEG, including its advantages, disadvantages, and the critical role of neuroscience nurses. This knowledge is critical for enhancing surgical patient care and outcomes. The significance of EEG extends beyond epilepsy to a variety of neurological and mental diseases, emphasising the value of EEG for nurses in improving overall patient well-being.

Keywords: EEG, Epilepsy, Nurses, seizures, ILAE



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