Electrodiagnostic Medicine,
Edition 2
By Daniel Dumitru, MD, PhD, Anthony A. Amato, MD and Machiel Zwarts, MD, PhD

Publication Date: 04 Sep 2001
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.

Key Features

  • 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 Features

  • 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.
  • About the author
    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
    Table of Contents
    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

    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

    14 The Electrodiagnostic Medicine Consultation: Approach and Report Generation
    15 Electrodiagnostic Medicine Pitfalls

    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
    Book Reviews
    "The best single reference book currently available in the field."New England Journal of Medicine, review of previous edition
    Book details
    ISBN: 9781560534334
    Page Count: 1536
    Retail Price : £198.99

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  • Audience
    Primary: physiatrists (i.e., rehabilition specialists), neurologists
    Secondary: physical therapists, medical students
    Intended as a course textbook for residents learning electrodiagnostic medicine, but also consists of chapters focused on clinical applications, making it ideal for practising physicians.