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BlueCross BlueShield Association. Quantitative electroencephalography as a diagnostic aid for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in children. Chicago: BlueCross BlueShield Association (BCBS). TEC Assessment 29(1). 2014
The objective of this Assessment is to evaluate the use of QEEG as a diagnostic aid to confirm a clinical diagnosis of ADHD or the need for additional testing for ADHD.
Correctly diagnosing ADHD is important, especially given the availability of treatment and treatment side effects. Concern has been voiced regarding possible overdiagnosis—and therefore overtreatment—of ADHD. Because the nature of the ADHD diagnosis increases the likelihood of variation across practitioners, an accurate diagnostic test for ADHD might improve health outcomes.
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Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity; Childs; Electroencephalography
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BlueCross BlueShield Association, Technology Evaluation Center, 225 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tel: 888 832 4321 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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