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TeleEEG

An electroencephalogram (EEG) measures electrical activity of the nerve cells in the brain by placing electrode sensors throughout the skull and TeleEEG can be used in either emergency or non-emergency situations. In the case of an emergency, the results of an EEG from the ER at a community hospital can be immediately sent to a Neurologist at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville to monitor things such as the effects of a medically induced coma, possible brain damage or a previously undiagnosed condition.

In non-emergency situations, an EEG can be conducted at one of the Geisinger community clinics and transported via TeleEEG to a neurologist to distinguish an epileptic seizure from other types of conditions such as fainting, migraines or changes in levels of consciousness.