Electrotherapy Explained: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

Electrotherapy Explained: Principles and Practice / Edition 2

by John Low, Ann Reed
     
 

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

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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

Foreword
Preface to the first edition
Preface to the second edition
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Therapeutic direct current18
Ch. 3Electrical stimulation of nerve and muscle39
Ch. 4Evaluation and diagnosis117
Ch. 5Biofeedback134
Ch. 6Therapeutic ultrasound148
Ch. 7Heat and cold179
Ch. 8Therapeutic conduction heating206
Ch. 9Cold therapy219
Ch. 10Electromagnetic fields: shortwave diathermy, pulsed electromagnetic energy and magnetic therapies239
Ch. 11Electromagnetic radiation279
Ch. 12Microwave diathermy290
Ch. 13Infrared and visible radiations303
Ch. 14Laser therapy314
Ch. 15Ultraviolet radiation330
Appendix A Nature of an electric current372
Appendix B Electrolysis374
Appendix C Description of waves376
Appendix D Energy and power378
Appendix E Table of small units379
Appendix F Basic guidelines for the application of electrotherapy380
Index383

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