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Manual of Nerve Conduction Studies, 2d ed.


Manual of nerve conduction studies nerve conduction study Neurology A noninvasive method for assessing a nerve's ability to carry an impulse, which quantifies latency periods and conduction velocities; larger peripheral motor and sensory nerves are electrically stimulated at various intervals along , 2d ed.

Buschbacher, Ralph M. and Nathan D. Prahlow.

Demos Medical Publishing, Inc.


299 pages


Spiral Binding spiral binding
A binding for notebooks and booklets in which a cylindrical spiral of wire or plastic is passed through a row of punched holes at the edge of a tablet.


This manual offers practitioners access to a large database of normal values normal values
A set of laboratory test values used to characterize apparently healthy individuals, now replaced by reference values.
, developed using the most modern scientific protocols, for any patient population. The text covers current methods for conducting nerve sensory tests and codifies the acceptable differences in latency, amplitude and nerve conduction nerve conduction
The transmission of an impulse along a nerve fiber.

Nerve conduction
The speed and strength of a signal being transmitted by nerve cells.
 velocity between nerves of the same or opposite limbs. In the second edition, many studies are updated and, when possible, are based on larger groups of subjects with varied demographics.

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