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EEG changes in intensive care patients diagnosed with COVID‑19: a prospective clinical study

Neurological Sciences | Accepted 8 December 2021

The EEG data of 87 patients who were diagnosed with COVID-19 and were followed up in the intensive care unit were recorded and then analyzed. Abnormal EEG findings were detected in 93.1% of the patients. Epileptiform discharges were seen in 37.9% of the patients. Nonconvulsive status epilepticus (NCSE) was detected in 5.7% of the patients.

Statistically significant EEG changes were observed in the continuous EEGs of the patients followed up in the intensive care unit due to COVID-19 infection.

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