Electrotherapy Explained: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

Electrotherapy Explained: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

by John Low, Ann Reed
     
 

ISBN-10: 0750609729

ISBN-13: 9780750609722

Pub. Date: 01/28/1994

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

This book explains in a clear and straight forward manner the principles and practice of modern electrotherapy. Totally updated, revised and redesigned, this bestselling text will continue to provide all the latest information on the subject for physiotherapy students and practitioners and all those seeking a comprehensive and well-referenced introduction to

Overview

This book explains in a clear and straight forward manner the principles and practice of modern electrotherapy. Totally updated, revised and redesigned, this bestselling text will continue to provide all the latest information on the subject for physiotherapy students and practitioners and all those seeking a comprehensive and well-referenced introduction to electrotherapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780750609722
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
01/28/1994
Series:
Physiotherapy Practice Explained Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
393
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Preface to the third editionix
Preface to the first editionxi
Section I
Chapter 1.Introduction1
Chapter 2.Therapeutic direct current30
Chapter 3.Electrical stimulation of nerve and muscle53
Chapter 4.Electrophysiological evaluation141
Chapter 5.Biofeedback157
Section II
Chapter 6.Therapeutic ultrasound172
Section III
Chapter 7.Heat and cold212
Chapter 8.Therapeutic conduction heating241
Chapter 9.Cold therapy255
Section IV
Chapter 10.Electromagnetic fields: shortwave diathermy, pulsed electromagnetic energy and magnetic therapies276
Section V
Chapter 11.Electromagnetic radiation315
Chapter 12.Microwave diathermy327
Chapter 13.Infrared and visible radiations341
Chapter 14.Laser therapy356
Chapter 15.Ultraviolet radiation376
Appendix413
Index419

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