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.
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  3. by   P_RN
    http://www.emedicine.com/neuro/topic111.htm

    Periodic Lateralized Epileptiform Discharges.

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

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