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American Clinical Neurophysiology Society Guideline 1: Minimum Technical Requirements for Performing Clinical Electroencephalography: ERRATUM

Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology: May 2021 - Volume 38 - Issue 3 - p e16
doi: 10.1097/WNP.0000000000000817
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In the article that appeared on page 303 of the August 2016 issue of the Journal of Clinical Neurophysiology, a paragraph has been modified to minimize misunderstanding regarding infection prevention.

The original statement was “Electrodes must be disinfected with appropriate procedures and transmission-based precautions taken after recording from patients with contagious diseases (e.g., viral hepatitis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) (Scott 2013). Disposable electrodes may be considered as another option for reducing the risk of iatrogenic infections.”

The modified statement is “All electrodes must be disinfected with appropriate procedures after recording from patients (Scott 2013). Additional transmission-based precautions are needed after recording from patients with contagious diseases (e.g., viral hepatitis, Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) (Scott 2013). Disposable electrodes may be considered as another option for reducing the risk of iatrogenic infections.”

REFERENCE

Sinha SR, Sullivan L, Sabau D, et al. American Clinical Neurophysiology Society guideline 1: minimum technical requirements for performing clinical electroencephalography. J Clin Neurophysiol 2016;33:303–307.
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