SCI

  1. ELECTROMYOGRAPHY (EMG)
    Invastive or non-invasive?
    What does it measure?
    What are they most used for?
    Non-invasive

    • Electrical activity of the brain
    • Used to identify seizure activity
  2. ELECTROMYOGRAPHY (EMG)

    Preprocedure
    • no sedative or stimulant for 12-24 hours before procedure.
    • review meds with provider¬†
    • wash hair , no oils, gels, sprays
    • have patient be sleep deprived as it will increasing possibility of abnormal electrical activity
  3. ELECTROMYOGRAPHY (EMG)

    During
    • about 1 hr
    • electrodes placed on scalp
    • records wave forms
    • notations are made when stimuli are presented or when sleep occurs
  4. ELECTROMYOGRAPHY (EMG)

    Post procedure
    none, the client can go back to normal activities.
Author
NurseAnnaS
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342506
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