Epilepsy Monitoring Unit recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers
Holy Cross EMU designated a Level 3 Epilepsy Center
The Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Holy Cross Hospital is recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as a Level 3 epilepsy center.
Level 3 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.
Located on the fifth floor at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, the epilepsy monitoring unit houses state-of-the-art digital equipment to monitor and assist with the diagnosis of complicated seizure cases.
Holy Cross Hospital and South Florida epilepsy expert Eduardo Locatelli, MD, MPH opened a four-bed epilepsy monitoring unit in January 2008, which houses the region´s most sophisticated diagnostic technology for epilepsy.
Here, Dr. Locatelli and the clinical staff are able to monitor and assist with the diagnosis of complicated seizure cases while patients stay in comfortable private rooms in a medically supervised environment.
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