EEG Examination

An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test that measures brain activity. Electrodes (sensors) are placed on your head with wires that connect to a computer. The electrodes measure and record your brain function by displaying wavy lines on a computer screen.

An EEG may be used to diagnose or look for problems with:

  • Confusion
  • Abnormal movements
  • Seizures
  • Memory Loss
  • Sleep disorders

Boys Town National Research Hospital records all EEG examinations. Long-term video monitoring is available.

Natus XLTek EEG

  • high-resolution images for a fast and accurate interpretation
  • light-weight, patient-wearable devices during long-term monitoring, allowing no interruption while the patient unplugs or leaves the room