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St. Mary’s – Pediatric Neurodiagnostics – Evansville IN
St. Mary's Medical Center located in Evansville and St. Mary's Warrick Hospital in Boonville, Indiana, are members of Ascension Health – the nation's largest Catholic and non-profit health system. With a medical staff of over 750 physicians, St. Mary's specializes in cardiac, surgical, orthopedic, rehabilitation, neurosciences, women's, children's, seniors, emergency and trauma services. St. Mary's is a Magnet® designated facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
St. Mary's is one of the largest faith-based health ministries in the Southern Indiana tri-state area, and has been guided for over 140 years by its mission of serving all persons, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable.
St. Mary's Children's Health Services offers quality care close to home in a child-friendly atmosphere. We take a comprehensive and compassionate approach to the health and recovery of your child. Whether it's inpatient services for a critically ill or injured child or outpatient services for a variety of pediatric health needs including Autism Services, Feeding Problems, or child psychology, you can look to our pediatric team for advice on every aspect of your child's health.
Pediatric Neurodiagnostics Available at St. Mary's
Location: St. Mary's 2nd floor
3700 Washington Avenue
Evansville, Indiana 47750
Tele: 812 485-6020 option #1
Pediatric EEG (Electroencephalogram) Lab & Tests
The EEG lab performs testing on children of all ages. The EEG (electroencephalogram) is the electrical impulses of the brain transmitted to a computer, which are then studied by a trained technologist. This painless test is usually performed for detecting seizure activity but may be used as a diagnostic tool for other reasons. A pediatric neurologist will read and interpret the test.
Evoked potentials (visual and auditory somatosensory) are also done in the lab. Used for diagnostic reasons, these test the brain's response to known stimulus…the visual of a flashing checkerboard, the auditory of clicking through ear inserts. Both tests are entirely painless although some discomfort may result from the nerve stimulation.
Types of Neurodiagnostic Tests performed at St. Mary's
Pediatric Electroencephalography (EEG)
Pediatric Awake and Drowsy EEG
Pediatric Sleep Deprived EEG
Pediatric Seizure monitoring
Pediatric OR-Spine Monitoring
Pediatric Inpatient Sleep Studies