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Table 2 Electroencephalographic patterns in sepsis

From: Understanding brain dysfunction in sepsis

Electroencephalographic findings Association with adverse outcome References
Normal EEG 0 [76]
Theta (mild generalized slowing) + [76]
Delta (severe slowing) + [76]
Triphasic waves + [76]
Periodic epileptiform discharges + [73, 74, 77]
Electrographic seizures ++ [73]
Generalized suppression or burst-suppression +++ [75, 76]