Easy EMG: A Guide to Performing Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography (2nd Revised edition)

Easy EMG: A Guide to Performing Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography (2nd Revised edition)

By: Julie K. Silver (author), Jay M. Weiss (author), Lyn Weiss (author)Paperback

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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! 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. Twenty-eight brand-new videos, including clips on Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) and needle testing, bolster learning at the bedside. New chapters cover critical neuropathy and myopathy, inflammatory neuropathies, and neuromuscular junction disorders. Updated EMG billing codes reflect the latest changes to ensure practical application. Expert Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, references, and videos from the book on a variety of devices.

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

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780323286640
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 296
  • ID: 9780323286640
  • ISBN10: 032328664X
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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