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EEG finding seen in Creutzfield dx

90% have generalized periodic sharp waves

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classic seizure presentation and EEG

EEG = epileptic discharge
tonic-clonic of arms and legs
drowsy and confused after

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EEG in Hepatic encephalopathy w/ dec coord and writing

Triphasic waves (generalized synchronous waves in brief runs)

HALF of pt w/ Triphasic EEG waves --> hepatic encephalopathy

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EEG in electrolyte induced diffuse encephalopathy

diffuse slowing of background rhytyhms
seen in electrolyte disturbance
look for acute change in personality, trouble concentrating, and lethargy

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EEG in stroke

periodic lateralizing epileptiform discharge

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marijuana EEG changes

frontal brain has INCR alpha activity
rest of brain has overall slow alpha activity

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Heroin/Opiate EEG changes

DECR alpha activity
INCR delta and theta

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Caffeine withdrawal EEG

overall increased AMPLITUDE of theta waves

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Nicotine withdrawal EEG

marked DECR in alpha waves

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Barbituate WITHDRAWAL sx

hyperthermia
hypertension
hypercardia - (tachycardia)
tremors
hallucinations
HYPERReflexia

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Barbituate withdrawal EEG

Generalized paroxysmal activity and spike discharge