Sleep-related Epilepsy and Electroencephalography, An Issue of Sleep Medicine Clinics


  • Madelieine Grigg-Damberger, MD
  • Nancy R Foldvary-Schaefer

This issue on Sleep Electroencephalography (EEG) gives an overview of Electrophysiological readings in sleep with such articles as “The Nuts and Bolts of EEG” and “How the Sleep/Wake EEG Changes Across the Lifespan.” Identifying abnormal EEG activity and patterns in the Electroencephalographic readings is also discussed.  The issue then further focuses in on Seizures and the EEG; specifically, how EEG can be used to diagnosis and identify seizure disorders and differentiate seizures from other paroxysmal nocturnal events, and to diagnose other primary sleep disorders in people with epilepsy.
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Book information

  • Published: March 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4557-3933-2