Easy EMG - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780323286640, 9780323341059

Easy EMG

2nd Edition

A Guide to Performing Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography

Authors: Jay Weiss Lyn Weiss Julie Silver
eBook ISBN: 9780323341059
eBook ISBN: 9780323341066
Paperback ISBN: 9780323286640
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 15th April 2015
Page Count: 296
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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!

Key Features

  • Pocket-sized format efficiently presents just the basic facts needed by beginners.
  • At-a-glance tables concisely present complex information.
  • Unique illustrations depict precise needle placement.

Table of Contents

1 What is an EMG?

2 Why Perform Electrodiagnostic Studies?

3 About the Machine

4 Nerve Conduction Studies

5 Electromyography

6 Injuries to Peripheral Nerves

7 How to Plan Out the Examination

8 Pitfalls

9 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

10 Ulnar Neuropathy

11 Radial Neuropathy

12 Radiculopathy

13 Spinal Stenosis

14 Fibular (Peroneal) Neuropathy

15 Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

16 Peripheral Polyneuropathy

17 Myopathy

18 Brachial Plexopathies

19 Lumbosacral Plexopathies

20 Motor Neuron Diseases

21 Critical Illness Neuropathy and Myopathy

22 Inflammatory Neuropathies

23 Neuromuscular Junction Disorders

24 How to Write a Report

25 Tables of Normals

26 Reimbursement

Details

No. of pages:
296
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323341059
eBook ISBN:
9780323341066
Paperback ISBN:
9780323286640

About the Author

Jay Weiss

Affiliations and Expertise

Long Island Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Jericho, NY; Associate Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Stony Brook College of Medicine Stony Brook, NY, USA

Lyn Weiss

Affiliations and Expertise

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 Silver

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts