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Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Neuromuscular Disorders – A Case-Based Approach 2020

Oakstone Specialty Review

An authoritative, illustrated review of diseases affecting the peripheral nervous system, including diagnostic approaches, patient management, and best practices.



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This CME course in electrodiagnostic medicine consists of 35 one-hour lectures that focus on a wide range of peripheral nerve diseases. Key sections include focal syndromes, generalized disorders, motor neuron diseases, polyneuropathies, neuromuscular junction disorders, myopathies and special topics. Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Neuromuscular Disorders – A Comprehensive Review incorporates patient examples to illustrate typical and atypical presentations, and will help you to better:

  • Apply best practices for evaluation of patients presenting with actual or suspected neuromuscular complaints
  • Recognize classic, possible, and unlikely neuromuscular disorders according to clinical symptoms
  • Assess the need of laboratory tests, electrodiagnostic studies, imaging, and muscle and nerve biopsies to establish a diagnosis
  • Illustrate effective management of painful neuropathies
  • Outline strategies to deliver the best care possible to patients with neuromuscular disorders

Date of Original Release: November 30, 2020
Date Credits Expire: November 30, 2023

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the diagnostic approach to a patient presenting with myotonia
  • Discuss the diagnostic tests used for focal syndromes
  • Explain the classic signs and symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
  • Distinguish between Guillain-Barré syndrome and other acquired neuropathies
  • Identify the differences between metabolic myopathies and mitochondrial myopathies
  • Explain the electrodiagnostic approach to the patient with generalized weakness
  • Compare neuropathies found in systemic disease with those found in cancer
  • List commonly found neuromuscular mimics

Intended Audience

This educational activity was designed for neurologists, physiatrists (physical medicine & rehabilitation doctors), neurology residents and fellows, PM&R residents and fellows.

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