his new edition of the Anatomical Guide for the Electromyographer incorporates updated information concerning the basic principles of electromyography. Anatomical Guide for the Electromyographer: The Limbs and Trunk. By Aldo O. Perotto, MD. pages. Published by Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Ltd. Results 1 – 30 of 49 Anatomical Guide for the Electromyographer: The Limbs and Trunk by Aldo Perotto and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles.

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Underwood is a Electrlmyographer of Physical Therapy and practices clinical electromyographe physical therapy. The Limbs and Trunk, ed 4 AO.

Furthermore, common errors in electrode placement and clinically relevant comments are included, as well as 1 or 2 illustrations. There is also some lack of This is the fourth edition of a classic book, well known to consistency in the way guode text is written. Using the traditional regional approach, Perotto provides information for approximately 93 appendicular and 22 axial muscles, divided into 14 sections. I agree to the terms and conditions. Related articles in Google Scholar.

The text also contains a useful appendix, providing dermatomes of the limbs and trunk, cutaneous innervation of the head, and excellent illustrations of both the brachial plexus and the lumbosacral-coccygeal plexus. The revisions in the fourth edition are not extensive, but they do improve the text.

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It is a very useful reference for both clinical and kinesiological electromyographers. This text is definitely recommended for those who do not have the third edition. Abductor Pollicis Brevis instead of Abductor an important remark since other electromyographers may Digiti Minimi or in the side in which the recurrent nerve is have different experiences. It will surely be a very maneuver to ensure proper location of electrodes, and electromyorgapher helpful book for daily practice.

Anatomical Guide for the Electromyographer

The descriptions of the techniques used for these rarely examined muscles are sufficient for a clinician to have the confidence needed to perform the procedure. Log In Sign Up. Thank you for submitting a comment on this article. The first one illustrates the preferred site for electrode J. Changes to the fourth edition include expanded information related to the function of the muscles, more information about pitfalls, and additional bibliographic references.


Some muscles are designed differently in the same electromyographer to better identify the muscles and chapter e. This is muscles e.

Clinicians who currently own the third edition should review the revisions to determine whether they need to replace it. The comprehension of some doi: This book is an update of a classic reference book on electromyography.

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Anatomical Guide for the Electromyographer

Sign In or Create an Account. You must accept the terms and conditions. Each muscle is described with respect to expert. Flexor Digitorum Superficialis or Flexor improve intramuscular electrode placement for EMG Digitorum Sublimisabbreviations are used in some recording.

The cross-section illustrations could be improved by adding labels to muscles adjacent to the muscle being described.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. For example, those practicing electromyography. Although the changes do improve the text, they are not extensive. Iazzetti, Daniel Unfortunately, the text of the book contains several Morrison.

However, there are other, more substantial errors that may confuse the novice reader. We think that this book will be of great help for all segmental and peripheral innervation, origin and insertion, those who deal with electromyography, either in clinical position of patient or limb, point of electrode insertion, test practice or in research activities.

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Tables at the end of include muscles innervated by cranial nerves, muscles from each section would have also been appropriate to avoid the limbs, the pelvic floor, the paraspinal region, the unnecessary repetitions. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Costaa,b insertion and the recommended position of the patient.

The greatest strengths of this book are its comprehensive nature, the clear description of techniques, and the clinical pearls gleaned from the experience of Perotto and his colleagues. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

This information includes the innervation and attachments of each muscle, how to position the patient for the examination, the appropriate site for insertion of the electrode, the depth of insertion of the electrode, and the action that the patient should perform to activate the muscle.

Remember me on this computer. Skip to main content. Add comment Close comment form modal. Although adjacent structures are included in the illustration, most are not labeled.

In this book, divided into 14 sections according to body Although there is an extensive table of contents in the regions, the authors deal with almost all individual muscles beginning of the book, we missed an alphabetical index at that can be studied with EMG in the human body.

Click here to sign up. According to the preface, the relation e. The only weakness of the book—and it is more of an annoyance than a weakness—is the presence of multiple typographic errors. The appendix also includes a very useful table listing all muscles presented in the text with innervation from the peripheral nerve to the mixed spinal nerve root. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.