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EEG stands for ‘electroencephalograph’ Electro – the electrical impulses that are being measured. Encephalo – the head. Graph – the way the results of the test are presented. An EEG is a test done in specialist hospitals. The test records the electrical activity that...

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What is an EEG? EEG stands for ‘electroencephalograph’ Electro – the electrical impulses that are being measured. Encephalo – the head. Graph – the way the results of the test are presented. An EEG is a test done in specialist hospitals. The test records the electrical...

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Your child has been referred to the clinical neurophysiology department for sleep studies. Your child may need 1 or both of these tests: Video electroencephalograph (EEG) telemetry with polysomnography Multiple sleep latency test (MSLT) What is a video EEG telemetry with polysomnography? This test...

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What is home video telemetry? Your child may already have had a standard electroencephalograph (EEG) recording. This test is an EEG recorded over a longer period of time (usually 48 hours) with simultaneous video recording. What is an EEG? EEG stands for ‘electroencephalograph’ electro...

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What are evoked responses? Evoked responses are signals from the brain that are given out when it  receives a message from a flash (visual), a click (auditory) or a tingling sensation (sensory). That is, signals given out as a result of the things your child can see, hear and feel. There are 3...

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Your child has been referred for spinal surgery. This resource will give you some information about the monitoring your child’s surgeon has asked us to perform. The surgeon will have already discussed the risks of surgery with you. What is selective dorsal rhizotomy? Selective dorsal rhizotomy...

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What is an EEG? EEG stands for ‘electroencephalograph’ Electro – the electrical impulses that are being measured. Encephalo – the head. Graph – the way the results of the test are presented. An EEG is a test done in specialist hospitals. The test records the electrical...

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What is an EEG? EEG stands for ‘electroencephalograph’ Electro – the electrical impulses that are being measured Encephalo – the head Graph – the way the results of the test are presented An EEG is a test done in specialist hospitals. The test records the electrical...

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What is an EEG? EEG stands for ‘electroencephalograph’ Electro – the electrical impulses that are being measured Encephalo – the head Graph – the way the results of the test are presented An EEG is a test done in specialist hospitals. The test records the electrical activity that your...

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Your child has been referred for spinal surgery. This resource will give you some information about the monitoring your child’s surgeon has asked us to perform during surgery. What is spinal cord monitoring? Monitoring the spinal cord helps the surgeon to reduce the risk of nerve damage during...

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Sam has been to the doctor. Sam’s doctor said they needed to have a test called an EEG telemetry test. This is what happened to Sam when they had their EEG telemetry test. Sam’s parents got a letter. The letter told her that they would be coming to the hospital for a short stay in…...

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Emma has been to the doctor. Emma’s doctor said she needed to have the same test as you are having. Emma is having an EEG test. What happened before Emma’s EEG test This is what happened to Emma before she had her EEG. Emma’s mummy got a letter. The letter told her that she had…...

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What is an EMG or nerve conduction test? This is a routine test performed in specialist hospitals. The EMG (electromyography) records the electrical messages that muscles produce. The nerve conduction test measures the speed at which the messages travel along a nerve. These tests help us to work out...

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