An EEG question...

  1. ...Does anyone know what PLEDS (or something to that effect) on an EEG means??? Supposedly a fatal finding in an EEG... ? Had a patient who had this finding on an EEG and family later elected to withdraw all support; he subsequently died. Any web site on EEG's or references would be most appreciated.
  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   P_RN

    Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges.

    AKA brain burnout in status epilepticus.
  4. by   VickyRN
    Thank you, P_RN!