Home » Nonfiction » Ralph Buschbacher, MD » Buschbacher's Manual of Nerve Conduction Studies, Third Edition

December 29 , 2009

Buschbacher's Manual of Nerve Conduction Studies, Third Edition


The gold standard in many EMG labs, this resource is a practical working reference for performing a wide variety of common nerve conduction studies. It provides both practicing clinicians and trainees with an impressive database of normal values they can use to interpret nerve conduction results with confidence. The third edition is revised to deliver an up-to-date set of normal values that take into account age, sex, height, and body mass index for a wide range of demographic groups. Two new authors bring a novel clinical perspective to the manual along with valuable tips and pearls to help the busy electromyographer conduct more effective studies and make a more informed diagnosis.

Download pdf

Read also

Such a Pretty Girl

They promised Meredith nine years of safety, but only gave her three. Her father was supposed to be locked up until Meredith turned eighteen. She thought she had time to grow up, get out, and start a new life. But Meredith is only fifteen, and today her father is coming home from prison. Today her time has run out.

The third edition includes updated nomenclature and methodology for conducting nerve conduction tests along with supportive evidence to bolster all recommendations. New illustrations and diagrams supplement precise descriptions of electrode placements and study techniques. Additionally, the authors codify the acceptable differences in latency, amplitude, and nerve conduction velocity between nerves of the same or opposite limbs, to foster a more precise diagnosis. Recently updated references and suggested readings for each study provide the opportunity for more in-depth learning.

For determining normal reference values for any patient, or for review of a specific nerve conduction technique, this third edition of Buschbacher’s Manual of Nerve Conduction Studies is essential for physicians and technologists alike.

Key Features:

  • New references, technique descriptions, and drawings bring the classic manual up to date
  • Provides clinical pearls and tips for performing each study
  • A new Appendix covers common anomalous innervations such as the Martin Gruber Anastomosis.
  • Offers a current, comprehensive set of reference values for clinical use
  • Discusses advantages and pitfalls of alternative techniques
  • Includes schematics to illustrate optimal electrode placement and typical waveform appearance
Show more...

How to download book

Buy this book

You can buy this book now only for $74.69. This is the lowest price for this book.

Buy book

Download book free

If you want to download this book for free, please register, approve your account and get one book for free.


After that you may download book «Buschbacher's Manual of Nerve Conduction Studies, Third Edition»:

Download XML Book:


Download Papyre FB2: