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.
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
New to this Edition
New chapters include Heriditary Neuropathies, Quantitative Sensory Testing, and Chemical Denervation
All chapters from previous edition were extensively reworked and several topics (myopathies, polyneuropathies) were expanded to generate multiple chapters
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
By Daniel Dumitru, MD, PhD, Professor & Deputy Chairman, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX; Anthony A. Amato, MD, 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 and Machiel Zwarts, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Institute of Neurology, University Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands