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Electroencephalogram (EEG)

Appointments

Please note, patients need to be referred by their primary care physicians for appointments.

What is an Electroencephalogram?

 

An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test ordered by a physician that measures and records the electrical activity of the brain. EEGs may detect problems along with providing evidence of how the brain functions over time. It is a painless procedure with no ill effects.

 

Symptoms

 

Some of the symptoms referred for EEG include seizures, confusion, unconsciousness and sleep disturbance.

 

Diagnoses

 

An EEG is used to help diagnose and to evaluate head injuries, tumors, infections and degenerative diseases that may affect the brain.

 

EEG Laboratory at UW Hospital and Clinics

EEG Services at 20 S. Park Clinic