Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 43, Issue 7, pp 1067–1068 | Cite as

Implementation of continuous qEEG in two neurointensive care units by intensivists: a feasibility study

  • Giuseppe Citerio
  • Adriana Patruno
  • Simone Beretta
  • Luca Longhi
  • Barbara Frigeni
  • Luca Lorini
  • On behalf of Continuous Quantified EEG in NeuroIntensive Care (CrazyEEG) Group


Intensive Care Unit Burst Suppression Seizure Detection Intensive Care Unit Physician Neurointensive Care 
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The authors thank all NICU colleagues, NICU nurses, the neurophysiology technicians, and neurologists of the institutions for helping with the monitoring and for participating in the study.

Authors’ contributions

GC contributed to conception and design of the study. All of the authors contributed to acquisition and analysis of data for the work. LL performed the statistical analysis. LL and GC wrote the first draft of the manuscript, with input from all the co-authors.

Continuous quantified EEG in neuroIntensive care (CrazyEEG) group

Members of the CrazyEEG group are: Giuseppe Citerio, Adriana Patruno, Simone Beretta, Lucia Gandini, Francesca Sala, Daniela Mingone, Alessia Vargiolu, Graziella Bogliun, Jacopo Di Francesco, Luca Longhi, Barbara Frigeni, Maria Rosa Rottoli, Maria Curinga, Franco Ferri, and Roberto Ceriani.

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflicts of interest

All authors declare that they have no conflict of interest to declare on this research.

Financial support

No external funding was received for this research.

Supplementary material

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Citerio
    • 1
    • 2
  • Adriana Patruno
    • 2
  • Simone Beretta
    • 5
  • Luca Longhi
    • 4
  • Barbara Frigeni
    • 3
  • Luca Lorini
    • 4
  • On behalf of Continuous Quantified EEG in NeuroIntensive Care (CrazyEEG) Group
  1. 1.School of Medicine and SurgeryUniversity of Milan–BicoccaMilanItaly
  2. 2.Neurointensive Care, San Gerardo HospitalAzienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale MonzaMonzaItaly
  3. 3.NeurologyAzienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale Papa Giovanni XXIIIBergamoItaly
  4. 4.Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care MedicineAzienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale Papa Giovanni XXIIIBergamoItaly
  5. 5.Neurology, San Gerardo HospitalAzienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale MonzaMonzaItaly

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