EEG may predict whether head injury patients will recover

Published June 28, 2019 251 Views $0.06 earned

Rumble / Trending NewsResearchers say hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU head injury patients could help doctors predict a patient's outcome.
Close to 1 in 7 patients with brain injuries displayed hidden consciousness when their brains were analyzed with an EEG.
Electroencephalogram is a device used in intensive care to detect seizure risk for patients in critical condition.
In the past, doctors used MRI to detect hidden consciousness, but soon realized it was impractical in a critical care environment.