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The EMG—Guide and Atlas for Practical Electromyography.

The EMG—Guide and Atlas for Practical Electromyography. This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract A new book in this field is welcome, as this area of medicine is still poorly covered by textbooks. Dr. Forbes Norris' treatise is doubly so, as its form is suitable both for the student (undergraduate and postgraduate) and for the specialist in neurology, internal medicine, psychiatry, orthopedics or physiatry who wishes to more thoroughly understand electromyography. It would also serve as a suitable starting point for such a physician who may wish to develop a minor active interest in the subject. Throughout the book anatomical and neurophysiological data and theory are used to introduce the clinical and paraclinical findings, which leads to greater clarity in the reasons for using these techniques and in their interpretation. In the first three chapters the historical and physiological background of the subject is suitably described and comments are made about instrumentation and artifacts. For smaller laboratories having a strictly diagnostic use the "packaged" http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Neurology American Medical Association

The EMG—Guide and Atlas for Practical Electromyography.

Archives of Neurology , Volume 10 (6) – Jun 1, 1964

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1964 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9942
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archneur.1964.00460180105015
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract A new book in this field is welcome, as this area of medicine is still poorly covered by textbooks. Dr. Forbes Norris' treatise is doubly so, as its form is suitable both for the student (undergraduate and postgraduate) and for the specialist in neurology, internal medicine, psychiatry, orthopedics or physiatry who wishes to more thoroughly understand electromyography. It would also serve as a suitable starting point for such a physician who may wish to develop a minor active interest in the subject. Throughout the book anatomical and neurophysiological data and theory are used to introduce the clinical and paraclinical findings, which leads to greater clarity in the reasons for using these techniques and in their interpretation. In the first three chapters the historical and physiological background of the subject is suitably described and comments are made about instrumentation and artifacts. For smaller laboratories having a strictly diagnostic use the "packaged"

Journal

Archives of NeurologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Jun 1, 1964

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