Est. 2018



Lifebridge Hospital-Functional-EEG

EEG Services

Electroencephalogram (EEG)

What is an EEG

It is the recording of the “brainwaves” – the electrical activity of the brain using electrodes placed on the scalp.

EEG is done for a variety of reasons including fits, faints and blackouts and the result may assist the referring doctor in diagnosis and treatment.

Before EEG

  • Please ensure that your hair is clean. Do not use any hair product (gel, hair spray etc.)
  • Please have meals as normal
  • Take your medication as normal unless otherwise directed by your doctor.
  • It would be helpful if you could bring a list of any medication you may be taking.

EEG may be useful in diagnosing

  • Epilepsy or Convulsive disorder –diagnosis, classify, monitoring response to, predicting prognosis.
  • Sleep disorders.
  • Brain damage from head injury.
  • Stroke/Encephalitis.
  • Comatose and confused patients.