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Conduct electroneurodiagnostic (END) tests such as electroencephalograms, evoked potentials, polysomnograms, or electronystagmograms. May perform nerve conduction studies.
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Conduct tests or studies such as electroencephalography (EEG), polysomnography (PSG), nerve conduction studies (NCS), electromyography (EMG), and intraoperative monitoring (IOM).
Indicate artifacts or interferences derived from sources outside of the brain, such as poor electrode contact or patient movement, on electroneurodiagnostic recordings.
Explain testing procedures to patients, answering questions or reassuring patients as needed.
Monitor patients during tests or surgeries, using electroencephalographs (EEG), evoked potential (EP) instruments, or video recording equipment.
Attach electrodes to patients using adhesives.
Conduct tests to determine cerebral death, the absence of brain activity, or the probability of recovery from a coma.
Measure patients' body parts and mark locations where electrodes are to be placed.
Calibrate, troubleshoot, or repair equipment and correct malfunctions as needed.
Measure visual, auditory, or somatosensory evoked potentials (EPs) to determine responses to stimuli.
Summarize technical data to assist physicians to diagnose brain, sleep, or nervous system disorders.
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