Accepted for Publication: April 30, 2013.
Published Online: August 5, 2013. doi:10.1001/jamaneurol.2013.3475.
Acquisition of data: Gaspard, Manganas, Petroff.
Analysis and interpretation of data: Gaspard, Rampal, Petroff, Hirsch.
Drafting of the manuscript: Gaspard, Petroff.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Gaspard.
Obtained funding: Gaspard.
Administrative, technical, and material support: Manganas, Rampal.
Study supervision: Rampal, Petroff, Hirsch.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: Dr Hirsch has received research support for investigator-initiated studies from UCB Pharma, Upsher-Smith, and Lundbeck, consultation fees for advising from Lundbeck, Upsher-Smith, and GlaxoSmithKline, and royalties for authoring chapters for UpToDate–Neurology and coauthoring the book Atlas of EEG in Critical Care.
Funding/Support: Dr Gaspard is the recipient of a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship from the Belgian American Educational Foundation and the Fonds David et Alice Van Buuren, a Fulbright Scholarship from the Commission for Educational Exchange between the United States and Belgium, and a Research Fellowship for Young Investigators from the Belgian Neurological Society.
Additional Contributions: We thank the attending physicians, fellows, and EEG technologists of the Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center for their assistance in performing and interpreting the EEGs. We also thank Rebecca Khozein, DOM, MS, REEG/EPT, RPSGT, RNCST, and William Mahoney, RPSGT, for technical and organizational supervision. We are grateful to Celestine Ezeani, MD, MPH, for assistance with statistical analysis.
Correction: This article was corrected on September 11, 2013, to fix errors in Figure 3 and its legend.