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Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography

Jau-Shin Lou

in Clinical Neurology of Aging

Third edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195369298
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323012 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195369298.003.0011
Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography

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Chapter 11 discusses electromyographic (EMG) or electrodiagnostic (EDX) studies, which consist of nerve conduction studies (NCV) and needle examination, as well as what constitutes a well-designed and executed EDX study, which should obtain necessary information needed for the diagnosis, provide guidance for treatment, and minimize patient discomfort.

Chapter.  7750 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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