Cerebral Monitoring of the Term Infant
Continuously monitoring brain function at the bedside in the NICU for term infants at risk of brain injury has become part of routine clinical practice in many countries. These monitors offer invaluable information about the sick infant's neurologic status by providing real-time measurements of the brain's electrical activity and identifying or confirming seizure activity. With the increasing availability of bedside electroencephalogram technology, it is essential for neonatal intensive care nursing staff to understand the rationale for its use, as well as the fundamentals of application and interpretation of this new technology.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: September 1, 2008
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