Essentials of Electrodiagnostic Medicine is an intermediate level text for
residents, fellows, and practitioners. 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
Essentials of Electrodiagnostic Medicine is divided into two parts. The first part covers the theoretical and technical fundamentals including basic electronics, instrumentation, and the anatomical, physiological, and pathological underpinnings of electrodiagnostic medicine. The second half of the book is devoted to the clinical applications and electroclinical correlations of the most common diseases and conditions. Each chapter begins with an outline and concludes with a bulleted list of key points and annotated bibliography that succinctly summarizes the relevant literature.
Essentials of Electrodiagnostic Medicine Features:
- Practical, readable, treatment of the fundamentals of electrodiagnostic medicine
- Designed for use during a standard EMG rotation
- Covers clinical neuromuscular disease in addition to basic electrodiagnostic concepts
- Each chapter contains detailed summaries, key points, and an annotated bibliography
Selected for Commendation by the American Medical Writer's Association
"In an extremely clear, concise style, Dr. William Campbell has the indecipherable understandable."-American Medical Writer's Association
Part 1. Basic Concepts in Electrodiagnostic Medicine; 1. Basic Electronics; 2. Instrumentation; 3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Neuromuscular System; 4. Membrane Physiology and Volume Conduction; 5. Statistics; 6. Safety Considerations in Electrodiagnostic Medicine; 7. Nerve Conduction Studies; 8. Needle Electrode Examination; 9. Special Electrodiagnostic Medicine Techniques and Procedures; 10. Tips, Tricks, and Traps in Electrodiagnostic Medicine; 11. An Overview of Electrodiagnostic Findings in Neuromuscular Disorders; 12. The Electrodiagnostic Medicine Consultation; Part II. Clinical Applications; 13. Neuronopathies; 14. Radiculopathies; 15. Plexopathies; 16. Generalized Peripheral Neuropathies; 17. Focal Neuropathies; 18. Neuromuscular Transmission Disorders; 19. Myopathies
About the Author
William W. Campbell, MD, MSHA; COL, Medical Corps, US Army (Ret), Professor Emeritus, Department of Neurology, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD.