Dr.Hande Turker

Ondokuz Mayis University School of Medicine

Hande Turker is a neurologist and a clinical neurophysiologist. She has been dealing with headache, neuropathic pain, neuromuscular diseases, dystonia, and electromyography and evoked potentials for nearly 25 years. She is the author of many publications including several book chapters on evoked potentials and electromyography. Her main interests other than clinical neurophysiology are neuropathic pain, headache, and botulinum toxin injections in movement disorders. She has been working at Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey, since 2003. She is an associate professor and lecturer and teaches headache, neuropathic pain, neuromuscular diseases, and electromyography and evoked potentials at the university where she founded the “Evoked Potential Lab” and directed the EMG and EP Unit between 2003 and 2010. She is also the author of InTech book chapters “Middle and Long Latency Auditory Evoked Potentials and Their Usage in Fibromyalgia and Schizophrenia,” “Neurological Complications of Hypothyroidism,” and “Surface Electromyography in Sports and Exercise.” She is the editor of the InTech book Electrodiagnosis in New Frontiers of Clinical Research.

2books edited

3chapters authored

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Utilization of electrodiagnosis; namely electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies, late responses, repetitive nerve stimulation techniques, quantitative EMG and evoked potentials, has long been discussed in many text books as basic principles. However the usage of electroneuromyography is rather new in some aspects when compared with tasks of daily practise. This book, we believe, will cover and enlighten those aspects where electrodiagnosis has begun to play important roles nowadays.

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