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Waveguide: an EEG atlas on CD-ROM

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: (Published 01 April 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:947
  1. David Chadwick, professor of neurology
  1. Walton Centre for Neurology and Neuroscience, Liverpool

    Michael W L Chee, Keith H Chiappa

    Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, £76.38 ISBN 0 7817 1585 7

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    A century after the first recordings were made, the electroencephalogram (EEG) remains the most commonly used investigation of cerebral function. It provides considerable temporal resolution of cerebral activity, but remains poor at spatial discrimination, large parts of the cerebral hemispheres being remote from potential recording electrodes. Its interpretation is less than straightforward, and the EEG can reasonably claim to be one of the most misunderstood and …

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