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Essentials of electrodiagnostic medicine

Essentials of electrodiagnostic medicine

Campbell, William

This concise, clearly written, practical book provides a complete overview of clinical electrodiagnostic medicine. Essentials of Electrodiagnostic Medicine is an intermediate level text for residents, fellows, and practitioners in neurology and physiatry. This practical book is readable in the course of a standard resident rotation and ideal for board exam review, while also comprehensive enough to be a useful reference. The second edition has been thoroughly updated throughout while retaining the key features of the first edition. Essentials of Electrodiagnostic Medicine is divided into two p

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Second edition.
Published New York : Demos Medical 2014
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Statement of responsibility: William Campbell
ISBN: 1617050415, 1936287129, 9781617050411, 9781936287123
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 10, 2013).
Language note: English.
Physical Description: 1 online resource (431 pages) : illustrations
Subject: Electricity in medicine.; MEDICAL Diseases.; MEDICAL Evidence-Based Medicine.; MEDICAL Internal Medicine.; Nervous System Diseases diagnosis.; Electrodiagnosis methods.; HEALTH & FITNESS Diseases General.; MEDICAL Clinical Medicine.
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  1. Cover
  2. Title
  3. Copyright
  4. Contents
  5. Foreword
  6. Preface to the Second Edition
  7. Reference
  8. Preface to the First Edition
  9. Part I: Basic Concepts in Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  10. Chapter 1: Basic Electronics
  11. Electricity
  12. Capacitors
  13. Electrical Circuits
  14. Magnetism
  15. Inductors
  16. Alternating Current
  17. Key Points
  18. References
  19. Chapter 2: Instrumentation
  20. Amplifiers
  21. Diodes
  22. Transistors
  23. Differential Amplifiers
  24. The Display
  25. Averaging
  26. Trigger and Delay
  27. Stimulation
  28. The Electromyograph
  29. Other Features
  30. Key Points
  31. References
  32. Chapter 3: Anatomy and Physiology of the Neuromuscular System.
  33. Anatomy of the Motor UnitGross Anatomy
  34. Upper Extremity Nerves
  35. Lower Extremity Nerves
  36. Key Points
  37. References
  38. Chapter 4: Membrane Physiology and Volume Conduction
  39. The Resting Membrane Potential
  40. Other Biophysical and Electrical Properties of the Membrane
  41. The Action Potential
  42. Threshold
  43. Conduction Along Nerve and Muscle Fibers
  44. Volume Conduction
  45. Key Points
  46. References
  47. Chapter 5: Statistics
  48. Deriving Reference Values
  49. The Mean and Standard Deviation Method for Establishing Reference Values
  50. The Problem of Multiple Tests
  51. The Importance of Consistent Technique
  52. Glossary
  53. Key Points.
  54. Spontaneous ActivityVoluntary Activity
  55. The Normal MUAP
  56. Recruitment
  57. Needle Electrode Examination in Abnormal Muscle
  58. Abnormal Insertional and Spontaneous Activity
  59. Abnormal Voluntary Activity
  60. Involuntary Activity
  61. Key Points
  62. References
  63. Chapter 9: Special Electrodiagnostic Medicine Techniques and Procedures
  64. Blink Reflexes
  65. Repetitive Nerve Stimulation (RNS) Studies
  66. Proximal Nerve Stimulation Techniques
  67. Short Segment Studies
  68. Autonomic Function Testing
  69. Intraoperative Electrodiagnosis
  70. Evaluation of the Respiratory System
  71. Special Needle Electrode Examination Methods
  72. Key Points.