Oscillograph used for Electroencephalography, United Kingdom, 1939-1960
An oscillograph is used to measure electrical changes that go up and down again (oscillations) and produce a graph of those changes. This example is fitted with a camera so photographs could be taken of the graphs. This example was used in EEG (electroencephalography) At Hurstwood Park Hospital. An electroencephalogram or EEG is a recording of electrical signals within the brain. This example was used at Hurstwood Park Hospital. The hospital became a pioneering centre for neurosurgery during the Second World War.
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