Seizures in the neonatal period are relatively common according to the international literature and the presence of neonatal seizures is known to be a powerful predictor of long-term cognitive and developmental impairment.
“Electroencephalography (EEG) provides useful information about neonatal brain health and prognosis.”
(Pavlidis, Lloyd, Mathieson, & Boylan, 2017, p. 1394)
Our NICU systems, combined with Lifelines iEEG Cloud Services provide you with a dedicated, comprehensive, easy to use EEG solution for the newborn brain – a bedside EEG brain monitor that is also a comprehensive EEG recording device, utilizing new and modern technology for the benefit of the patient.
EEG has proven to be an efficient way of monitoring brain function in neonates. Monitoring brain function has a prognostic value and is a reliable instrument in decisions making in the NICU according to the IFCN Guidelines for Neonatal-EEG.
Over the last years, neonatologists and neurologist have gained a considerable knowledge about the newborn brain and neonatal seizures using amplitude integrated EEG (aEEG).
The point of care has evolved with modern technology and today aEEG is widely used in the NICU and has become a standard of care in many places.
Access to EEG specialists for the setup and analysis is a great challenge in most NICUs. The challenge has inspired Lifelines iEEG in the development of our pioneering solution for the NICU so that we now provide a simple to use, bedside EEG brain monitor – yet a comprehensive EEG recording device, utilizing new and modern technology for the benefit of the patient.