Best Neurologist Near Me Taking Patients
The healthcare system is over 70,000 doctors short post COVID and that is making access to specialists like Neurologists very lengthy. Recent expert in the field states “Neurologists are backed up by 6-9 months, and then the test they require for a qualified diagnosis like an aEEG (Ambulatory EEG) may take another several months” this puts an already distressed patient in a state of SUPER HIGH ANXIETY because of the months of wonder and concern.
An EEG test is used to record brain activity to detect abnormalities and usually lasts about 40 minutes. However, an ambulatory electroencephalogram (aEEG) will happen at your home and can record 48.72(gold standard), and 120 hours of information in hopes to collect enough data to allow the provider to refine the treatment plan and or diagnosis as needed. (the more the doctor knows, the better he/she can do their care plan). An aEEG test allows you to be in your home environment while increasing the chance of recording an abnormality. During the ambulatory EEG, it is important to try to follow your routines. The aEEG needs to observe you in your daily life and daily triggers. However, many patients have complained that wearing the aEEG makes it uncomfortable to sleep, which is essential information for the aEEG to gather. Here are 4 types of aEEGS most frequently ordered:
This is often separated into to specialities:
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