Easy EMG , 2nd Edition

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By Jay M. Weiss, MD, Lyn D Weiss, MD and Julie K. Silver, MD
ISBN
9780323286640
Publication Date
15-04-2015
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  • 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.

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.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323286640
Author Informaiton By Jay M. Weiss, MD, 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 D Weiss, MD, 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 and Julie K. Silver, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Pp Authortext Weiss, Weiss & Silver
New to this Edition
  • 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.
Published Reviews

"This is an update of a book that has already proven its value to many residents and attending physicians due to its concise and approachable size and breadth of coverage of topics that are often difficult for first time learners. The user experience is vastly improved in terms of updated content and visual appearance with this edition, making the information much more engaging and accessible."

- Matthew C Oswald, MD (Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago)

 

"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." -SirReadaLot.org, July 2015, Issue #195

Table of Content

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

E-SBN 9780323341059
Imprint Elsevier
Publication Date 15-04-2015
Pages 282
Trim 229 x 152 (6 x 9)
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