72Hour EEG! Some please thieve the time to read this and provide me and adjectives answer!?

Hello! thanks for taking the time to read this...well i own to get and EEG done which is an Electroencephalography..and i have to get hold of it done for 72hours strait..i was wondering being that im 17years mature..would it have to be done in the hospital, basis i know you can get them done at home..but i know usually only adults grasp them done at home..i asked this question and didnt get any answers later time...
ALSO! i wanted to know what does this EEG monitor?...iv already had 1..but he required to get another one..this time for 72 hours...please answer to the best of your ability! thankfulness in advance,
Answers:
EEG is used to oblige diagnose if you're having seizures and if so, what type. An EEG is also used to find the cause of confusion, and to evaluate head injuries, tumors, infections, degenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, and abnormal change in body chemistry that affect the brain.
It is also used to evaluate problems with sleep ( sleep disorders) and to investigate period of unconsciousness. The EEG may be done to show that the brain has no hustle and bustle, in the case of someone within a deep coma. It can be helpful when trying to prefer if someone is brain dead.
EEG can not be used to measure intelligence. Source(s): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electroence…
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/…
http://www.merck.com/mmpe/sec16/ch206/ch…
http://www.medicinenet.com/eeg_-_electro…
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/eeg/MY0…
You usually wear it home and do your majority routine. It will keep a record of your heartbeat and any irregularities.



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