Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology

ISSN - 2155-9562

Gregory Xavier

Department of Public Health, University Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia


  • Review Article   
    Systematic Review On The Use Of Electroencephalogram In Detecting Work Fatigue
    Author(s): Gregory Xavier*, Anselm Su Ting and Norsiah Fauzan

    Fatigue is one of the causes of occupational accidents and injuries especially among motor-vehicle users and those working in high risk jobs. For over many years there were attempts to quantify and objectify fatigue using an electroencephalogram (EEG). This systematic review is to the study protocols used and explore the results obtained to potentiate EEG’s ability as a fatigue prevention-screening tool. We used the PRISMA statement method to identify, collate and classify the articles for review from PubMed database. Three investigators, independently, using predefined criteria, assessed selection of the articles. They assessed its quality following a standard set of information too. Of the 962 articles, scanned only 24 articles met the criteria and showed acceptable quality. Almost no papers attended to the sampling method. However, their variable measurements and analysis are.. View More»

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