The Atlas of Adult Electroencephalography


Recent improvements and additions:

  • Multiple montages available for recent and future additions to the atlas. See, for example, alpha rhythm, burst suppression, or idiopathic generalized epilepsy in the Alphabetical Index.
  • Magnifier. Mouseover any of the images in the Alphabetical Index as well as other areas of this site and you will see a magnification of the image.
  • User Profiles.

Look for these future improvements and additions:

  • Subscription service for premium content, powered by Akeeba! This will include the following features not available to non subscribers:
    • Multiple examples of each waveform: instead of just one or two, subscribers will see multiple - up to twenty!
    • Special section on the most common easily avoidable EEG interpretation mistakes made by the general neurologist and how to avoid them!
    • Extensive compendium of muscle artifact showing how to recognize multiple commonly occurring patterns that you will not find anywhere else!
    • EEG report generator
    • Video instruction for EEG technicians: how to hook up a patient for long term EEG monitoring.
  • Discussion Forum, powered by Kunena! This will be available to registered users without a subscription.
  • Clinic note generator

Editor: David Strayhorn, MD, PhD

Dr. Strayhorn is the Epilepsy Director at Frederick Memorial Hospital in Frederick, Maryland, where he has been practicing since January 2012. His office can be reached by calling (240) 566-3130.


Dr. Strayhorn is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, board certified by the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology with Added Competency in Epilepsy Monitoring, and board certified in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed one year of internship in internal medicine, three years of residency in neurology, one year of fellowship in epilepsy and one year of fellowship in sleep medicine at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, MO.