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Easy EMG

A Guide to Performing Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography

Book • Second Edition2016

Authors:

Jay M. Weiss, Lyn D. Weiss and Julie K. Silver

Easy EMG

A Guide to Performing Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography

Book • Second Edition2016

 

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Authors:

Jay M. Weiss, Lyn D. Weiss and Julie K. Silver

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    Chapter 1 - What is an EMG?

    Pages 1-4

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    Chapter 2 - Why Perform Electrodiagnostic Studies?

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    Chapter 3 - About the Machine

    Pages 9-16

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    Chapter 4 - Nerve Conduction Studies

    Pages 17-36

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    Chapter 5 - Electromyography

    Pages 37-68

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    Chapter 6 - Injuries to Peripheral Nerves

    Pages 69-74

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    Chapter 7 - How to Plan Out the Examination

    Pages 75-100

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    Chapter 8 - Pitfalls

    Pages 101-109

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    Chapter 9 - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Pages 111-117

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    Chapter 10 - Ulnar Neuropathy

    Pages 119-126

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    Chapter 11 - Radial Neuropathy

    Pages 127-132

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    Chapter 12 - Radiculopathy

    Pages 133-139

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    Chapter 13 - Spinal Stenosis

    Pages 141-142

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    Chapter 14 - Fibular (Peroneal) Neuropathy

    Pages 143-147

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    Chapter 15 - Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

    Pages 149-152

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    Chapter 16 - Peripheral Polyneuropathy

    Pages 153-157

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    Chapter 17 - Myopathy

    Pages 159-162

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    Chapter 18 - Brachial Plexopathies

    Pages 163-173

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    Chapter 19 - Lumbosacral Plexopathies

    Pages 175-181

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    Chapter 20 - Motor Neuron Diseases

    Pages 183-184

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    Chapter 21 - Critical Illness Neuropathy and Myopathy

    Pages 185-188

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    Chapter 22 - Inflammatory Neuropathies

    Pages 189-191

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    Chapter 23 - Neuromuscular Junction Disorders

    Pages 193-196

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    Chapter 24 - How to Write a Report

    Pages 197-204

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    Chapter 25 - Tables of Normals

    Pages 205-207

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    Chapter 26 - Reimbursement

    Pages 209-213

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    Glossary of EMG Terms

    Pages 215-216

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    Appendix 1 - Figures for Table 4.3 (Nerve Conduction Studies Setup)

    Pages 217-224

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    Appendix 2 - Figures for Table 5.4 (Common Muscles – Innervation, Location, and Needle Placement)

    Pages 225-268

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    Index

    Pages 269-280

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Description

User-friendly and well organized, Easy EMG is designed to help residents learn the fundamental principles of electrodiagnostic testing (including nerve conduction studies and needle EMG). This one-of-a-kind resource offers expert guidance on performing and interpreting EMGs, as well as how to test the most common conditions encountered in daily practice. At-a-glance tables combine with clear illustrations and a pocket-sized format to make Easy EMG ideal for on-the-go reference!

User-friendly and well organized, Easy EMG is designed to help residents learn the fundamental principles of electrodiagnostic testing (including nerve conduction studies and needle EMG). This one-of-a-kind resource offers expert guidance on performing and interpreting EMGs, as well as how to test the most common conditions encountered in daily practice. At-a-glance tables combine with clear illustrations and a pocket-sized format to make Easy EMG ideal for on-the-go reference!

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ISBN

978-0-323-28664-0

Language

English

Published

2016

Copyright

Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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Elsevier

Authors

Jay M. Weiss

Long Island Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Jericho, NY, USA

Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stony Brook College of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY, USA

Lyn D. Weiss

Chairman and Director of Residency Training, Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Director of Electrodiagnostic Services, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, USA

Julie K. Silver

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA