EEG and Evoked Potentials

EEG and evoked potentials may be useful for diagnostic purposes. In patients suspected of having seizures, a diagnostic EEG may be helpful. In patients with status epilepticus treated with muscle relaxants, continuous EEG monitoring to guide pharmacological therapy is essential.

In patients with severe head injury, EEG is of relatively little value, whereas somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs) can provide important prognostic information. With unilateral or bilateral absence of cortical SSEP, the outcome is uniformly fatal. Preservation or early recovery of normal SSEP is compatible with high degree of recovery. Brainstem evoked potential, in combination with cortical SSEP, may allow assessment of the integrity of brainstem function and the site of injury to be located.

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The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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