Preventing complications of electromyography

Electromyogr Clin Neurophysiol. 2000 Sep;40(6):323-5.

Abstract

Complications of standard clinical electromyography and nerve conduction studies are reviewed, with suggestions on avoiding them.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Bacterial Infections / prevention & control
  • Electrodes, Implanted / adverse effects
  • Electromyography / adverse effects*
  • Electromyography / instrumentation
  • Equipment Failure
  • Heart Diseases / complications
  • Hematoma / prevention & control
  • Humans
  • Needles / adverse effects
  • Neural Conduction / physiology
  • Pneumothorax / prevention & control