How are EEG beta waves characterized?

Updated: Oct 09, 2019
  • Author: Roy Sucholeiki, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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  • Beta waves are observed in all age groups.

  • They tend to be small in amplitude and usually are symmetric and more evident anteriorly.

  • Drugs, such as barbiturates and benzodiazepines, augment beta waves.

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