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Activation of the electroencephalogram with intravenous Brietal (methohexitone): the findings in 100 cases
  1. John Gumpert,
  2. Ronald Paul
  1. Department of Applied Electrophysiology, The National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, Queen Square, London
  2. The Department of Neurology, The United Sheffield Hospitals


    One hundred cases of methohexitone activation of the EEG are reported. The technique seems to be especially valuable in the investigation of petit mal and temporal lobe epilepsy and adds valuable negative evidence in cases of suspected behaviour disorders.

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