Electrodiagnostic Medicine

2nd Edition

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  • Print ISBN 9781560534334
  • eBook ISBN

Description

The leading reference book in the field of electrodiagnostic medicine just got better with this remarkable new edition, which is thoroughly revised and updated. Written by three of the leading authorities in the field along with several expert contributors, this comprehensive textbook continues to provide the fundamentals as well as the practical, clinical applications of electrodiagnostic medicine for novices and experienced practitioners alike.

Key Features

  • The text is complemented by a superb CD-ROM containing videos of waveforms
  • The text is clear and concise, and enhanced by hundreds of illustrations and tables.
  • "The best single reference book currently available in the field." — Excerpt from a review of the first edition of this book from the New England Journal of Medicine

Table of Contents

PART I FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES
1 Nerve and Muscle Anatomy and Physiology
2 Electrical Sources and Volume Conduction
App: The Leading/Trailing Dipole Model and Near-field/Far-field Waveforms
3 Instrumentation
App: Basic Electricity Primer
4. Peripheral Nervous System's Reaction to Injury

PART II BASIC AND ADVANCED TECHNIQUES
5 Nerve Conduction Studies
6 Special Nerve Conduction Techniques
7 Needle Electromyography
8 Quantitative EMG
9 Somatosensory Evoked Potentials
10 Magnetic Stimulation of the Central and Peripheral Nervous System
11 Quantitative Sensory Testing: Basic Principles and Clinical Applications
12 Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring
13 Chemical Denervation

PART III PATIENT CARE-RELATED ISSUES
14 The Electrodiagnostic Medicine Consultation: Approach and Report Generation
15 Electrodiagnostic Medicine Pitfalls

PART IV CLINICAL APPLICATIONS
16 Disorders Affecting Motor Neurons
17 Focal Cranial Neuropathies
18 Radiculopathies
19 Brachial Plexopathies and Proximal Mononeuropathies
20 Lumbosacral Plexopathies and Proximal Mononeuropathies
21 Approach to Peripheral Neuropathy
22 Hereditary Neuropathies
23 Acquired Neuropathies
24 Focal Peripheral Neuropathies
25 Neuromuscular Junction Disorders
26 Introduction to Myopathies and Muscle Tissue's Reaction to Injury
27 Heriditary Myopathies
28 Acquired Myopathies
29 Electrodiagnostic Medicine Evaluation of Children
30 AAEM Glossary of Terms

Details

No. of pages:
1524
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Hanley & Belfus
Print ISBN:
9781560534334
eBook ISBN:

About the authors

Daniel Dumitru

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor & Deputy Chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX

Anthony Amato

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Harvard Medical School; Chief, Neuromuscular Division, Director, Clinical Neurophysiology, Laboratory, Vice-Chairman, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Associate Neurologist and Neuromuscular Consultant, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Machiel Zwarts

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands