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Easy EMG

A very basic book on EMG for the beginner, this practical how-to guide features essential tables for reference and discusses how to avoid common pitfalls.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residents and practitioners, neurology residents and practitioners, EMG techs

Paperback, 288 Pages

Published: May 2004

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-7431-7


  • 1. What is an EMG?
    2. Why do electrodiagnostic studies?
    3. About the machine
    4. Nerve conduction studies
    5. Electromyography
    6. Injury to peripheral nerves
    7. How to plan out the examination
    8. Pitfalls
    9. Carpal tunnel syndrome
    10. Ulnar neuropathy
    11. Radial neurotherapy
    12. Radiculopathy
    13. Spinal stenosis
    14. Peroneal neuropathy
    15. Tarsal tunnel syndrome
    16. Peripheral neuropathy
    17. Myopathy
    18. Brachial plexopathies
    19. Lumbosacral plexopathies
    20. Motor neuron diseases
    21. How to write a report
    22. Tables of normals
    23. Reimbursement
    24. Glossary of EMG terms

    Appendix 1 Figures for Table 4.3 Nerve conduction studies setup
    Appendix 2 Figures to Table 5.4 Common muscles innervation, location and needle placement


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