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Clinical neurophysiology, if electroencephalography is excluded, represents a relatively new area of specialization. Indeed, it is only 41 years since Adrian and Bronk introduced the use of the concentric needle electrode, an event that undoubtedly triggered the clinical application of what until then was almost exclusively a laboratory method of investigation of neuromuscular function. Evoked nerve and muscle action potentials and nerve conduction studies are a logical offshoot of the development of electromyography.
Lenman and Ritchie have produced a worthwhile addition to the relatively short list of published texts in this new field. This 175-page book contains a considerable body
Clinical Electromyography.. Ann Intern Med. ;74:307. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-2-307_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(2):307.
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