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By David C. Preston, MD, FAAN and Barbara E. Shapiro, MD, PhD
664 pagesTrim Size 10 7/8 X 8 5/8 inCopyright 2013$272.00, Hardcover, Reference
Diagnose neuromuscular disorders more quickly and accurately with Electromyography and Neuromuscular Disorders: Clinical-Electrophysiologic Correlations, 3rd Edition! State-of-the-art guidance helps you correlate electromyographic and clinical findings and use the latest EMG techniques to their fullest potential.
"As in their previous editions, the authors successfully provide a comprehensive guide to performing electrodiagnostic studies. In addition, potential pitfalls of such studies are highlighted and example cases help readers to understand the diagnostic approach to complicated patients. New to this edition are the colorful cross-sectional anatomy illustrations that assist readers in proper needle insertion, online videos of EMG waveforms, and updated information on the advances in the field of neuromuscular and electrodiagnostic medicine since the 2005 edition. As an added bonus, the book is electronically available and provides a mobile resource for busy clinicians and tech-savvy electromyographers.
This is a valuable resource for anyone embarking on a career in neurophysiology and is a must-have in the EMG lab. The material is well organized with handy tables and wonderful illustrations. Whether reading it from cover to cover or using it as a quick reference, readers will be pleased. " - Elizabeth Ann Mauricio, MD(Mayo Clinic Flordia) Doody 4 stars!
"This is the much-awaited edition of what has become a standard textbook. The 2 authors are prominent figures in the field of neuromuscular medicine and have been active in resident and fellow education for many years at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, Ohio.
[...] Although I have read the book at least twice, I often find myself referring to the chapters in [Section 6: Clinical-Electrophysiological Complications] while doing complicated studies. [...] The case examples at the end of the chapters are from the authors' experience. For a reader, the interactive discussion of the cases is very helpful in interpreting one's own cases.[...]
Some welcome new features of this edition are its color images and cross-sectional views of muscles in the EMG section. Moreover, the book is now accessible online online for quick reference. Readers can also listen to EMG sounds online instead of installing a CD, which was not always successful with the second edition.
This is a very well-organized and clearly written book. I would recommend this book to all residents and clinical neurophysiology fellows as well as anyone who interprets nerve conduction studies and performs EMGs."
Siddharta Varma, MD; Muscle & Nerve, Volume 48, Issue 2, page 308, August 2013
- IBM: Windows 98 or higher (Windows 98, Windows 2000, or Windows XP)Pentium II processor233 MHz or higher64 MB of available RAM; 128 MB strongly recommendedCD-ROM drive, 8x or higher800 x 600 resolution monitor with a 256-color depthMacintosh OS X: Power Macintosh G3 or higher Mac OS version 10.1.5, 10.2.6, 10.364 128 MB of available RAM CD-ROM drive800 x 600 resolution monitor with a 256-color depth
By David C. Preston, MD, FAAN, Professor of Neurology, Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology, Program Director, Neurology Residency, Co-Director, EMG Laboratory, Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center; Cleveland, Ohio and Barbara E. Shapiro, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Director, Neuromuscular Research, Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio