TABLE 4

aEEG Characteristics

Group A (N = 19)Group B (N = 14)Total (N = 33)
Start of aEEG registration, median (range), h after birth4.5 (2–23)6.5 (0.5–24)5 (0.5–24)
Start of clinical seizures, median (range), h after birth6.5 (1–22)3 (1–16)4.5 (1–22)
Start of randomization, median (range), h after birth15.25 (4–35)17.5 (5–31)16.75 (4–35)
Total monitoring time, median (range), h86.25 (10–170)87.75 (22–202.75)87 (10–202.75)
Background pattern before randomization, n (%)
    Continuous/discontinuous normal voltage9 (48)3 (21)12 (36)
    Burst suppression5 (26)4 (29)9 (28)
    Continuous low voltage/flat trace5 (26)7 (50)12 (36)
EEG status epilepticus, n (%)12 (63)10 (71)22 (67)
Given AED before monitoring, n (%)12 (63)9 (64)21 (64)
Total no. of AEDs administered, n (%)
    <35 (26)7 (50)12 (36)
    ≥314 (74)7 (50)21 (64)