Electrotherapy: Evidence-Based Practice / Edition 11

Electrotherapy: Evidence-Based Practice / Edition 11

by Sheila Kitchen, Sarah Bazin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443072167

ISBN-13: 9780443072161

Pub. Date: 11/27/2001

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

A well established and popular textbook which comprehensively covers the use of electrotherapy in clinical practice. It includes the background science as well as describing the different electrical agents and their therapeutic applications.

Overview

A well established and popular textbook which comprehensively covers the use of electrotherapy in clinical practice. It includes the background science as well as describing the different electrical agents and their therapeutic applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443072161
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
11/27/2001
Series:
Physiotherapy Essentials Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Section A: Scientific background
Introduction: Safety
1. Electrophysical properties
2. Electrical properties of cells and tissues
3. Tissue repair
4. Sensory and motor nerve activation
5. Physiology of pain

Section B: Scientific basis of therapy
6. Thermal effects
7. Low energy treatments: Nonthermal or microthermal
8. Stimulative effects

Section C: Conductive agents
9. Heat and cold: conduction materials

Section D: Electromagnetic agents
10. Infrared radiation
11 Part 1 Shortwave diathermy
Part 2 Microwave diathermy
12. Low intensity laser therapy
13. Ultraviolet therapy

Section E: Ultrasound
14. Ultrasound therapy

Section F: Low-frequency currents
15. Low-frequency currents - an introduction
16. Neuromuscular and muscular electrical stimulation
17. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
18. Interferential for pain control
19. Part 1 Diagnostic applications
Part 2 Assessment
20. Electrical stimulation for wound healing

Appendix: Safety in Practice
Index

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