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14] Video recording of particularly bizarre and physiologically unlikely behavior, without EEG abnormalities or alterations in the EEG baseline, can be very helpful in suggesting the diagnosis of PNES. III. Ambulatory EEG Monitoring Inpatient monitoring often entails a long hospitalization and is resourceintense in terms of staffing, hospital facilities, and maintenance of a monitoring unit. Ambulatory monitoring has been developed over the past 20 years and is now comparably reliable to monitoring done in the hospital.

28 T E C H N I C A L 2 Left Temporal Seizure: No Filter Used This excerpt, which represents the beginning of a left temporally predominant seizure, is shown with no filtering. The upper bandwidth of this system is approximately 100 Hz based on the 200-Hz sampling frequency of the data acquisition. 30 T E C H N I C A L 3 Left Temporal Seizure: 60-Hz Notch Filter This excerpt represents the same recording as in the prior figure, now displayed with a “double” notched 60-Hz filter. Electrical activity near the 60-Hz frequency has been extracted but activity above and below 60-Hz is unaffected.

Skilled and experienced EEG technologists are necessary for successful ambulatory event monitoring. Such telemetry requires more technical expertise than routine EEG. In the ambulatory setting and with prolonged recording, problems arise with patients’ behavior and equipment function that are generally not seen in routine EEG recording. Intense, time-consuming effort is required to produce reliable and meaningful recordings. Thus, EEG monitoring is more expensive than routine laboratory recording.

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