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Overview of Electromyography (EMG) 

Overview of Electromyography (EMG)
Chapter:
Overview of Electromyography (EMG)
Source:
Atlas of Nerve Conduction Studies and Electromyography (2 ed.)
Author(s):

A. Arturo Leis

and Michael P. Schenk

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199754632.003.0002

Chapter 2 covers an overview of electromyography (EMG), including the motor unit, needle electrodes, muscle selection for needle EMG, the needle EMG examination (assessment of insertional activity, spontaneous activity, motor unit potentials (MUPS), firing pattern and recruitment), and complications related to needle electromyography.

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