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EEG LABORATORY 
FEDERAL NEUROPSYCHIATRI HOSPITAL, YABA

 

Amoo I.G

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Position: HOD
Department
: EEG UNIT

Work Rate: 24 Hours
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EEG Department

Welcome to EEG Unit

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The Federal Neuro-psychiatric Hospital, Yaba EEG department is equipped with 2(two) state-of-the-art computerized electroencephalography system with the capacity to record up to 64 channels of EEG data to serve both Yaba and her annex at Oshodi. The department started its operation since August 2000.  The service delivery is daily Monday – Friday, 8am – 6pm.


An EEG or electroencephalogram (e-lek-tro-en-sef-ah-lo-gram) is a recording of the electrical activity of the brain (everyone has it), called brain waves. An EEG measures brain waves through small button electrodes that are placed on the scalp. What is an electroencephalogram (EEG)?

What do EEG’s show? How does it help the doctor diagnose your problems?
By looking at the shape, frequency and height of the waves, the doctor can tell whether the brain is healthy or not. In

some cases, these studies provide the ability to diagnose and classify epileptic and non-epileptic seizures without

requiring a hospital admission.

What does EEG do or the Uses?

An EEG is a neurophysiologic technique primarily used in

  • the evaluation of epilepsy (or possible epilepsy),
  • headaches,
  • behavioral disturbances,
  • attention and learning disorders
  • language delay,
  • developmental delay,
  • Find out if a person who is in a coma is brain-dead.
  • Study sleep disorders, such as narcolepsy
  • Fainting spells as this may be spelt out in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, loss of consciousness.
  • An EEG is an important test used worldwide to detect neurological abnormalities in children. 

 

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