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Evoked Potentials 


Harriet S. Meyer

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(pp34-41),,,,Several types of evoked potentials (stimulated electrical signals) may be recorded: brainstem auditory evoked potentials (BAEPs), somatosensory evoked potentials (SSEPs, including various types such as the following, which are not mutually exclusive: short-latency, upper extremity, lower extremity, median nerve, posterior tibial nerve), and visual evoked potentials (VEPs, including pattern [PVEP] and flash [FVEP]). As in EEG, evoked potential testing uses recording electrodes and produces tracings. Electrode terminology resembles that of EEGs (see above), with additional or modified electrodes such as the following, which may be used without expansion: Waveforms recorded in evoked potential testing are identified with P for positive

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