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Title:
Electrotherapy explained : principles and practice
Author:
Low, John (John L.)
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
Oxford ; Boston, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xii, 431 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.)
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780750641494
Format :
Book

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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.


Table of Contents

Mary Dyson
Forewordp. vii
Preface to the third editionp. ix
Preface to the first editionp. xi
Section I
Chapter 1. Introductionp. 1
Chapter 2. Therapeutic direct currentp. 30
Chapter 3. Electrical stimulation of nerve and musclep. 53
Chapter 4. Electrophysiological evaluationp. 141
Chapter 5. Biofeedbackp. 157
Section II
Chapter 6. Therapeutic ultrasoundp. 172
Section III
Chapter 7. Heat and coldp. 212
Chapter 8. Therapeutic conduction heatingp. 241
Chapter 9. Cold therapyp. 255
Section IV
Chapter 10. Electromagnetic fields: shortwave diathermy, pulsed electromagnetic energy and magnetic therapiesp. 276
Section V
Chapter 11. Electromagnetic radiationp. 315
Chapter 12. Microwave diathermyp. 327
Chapter 13. Infrared and visible radiationsp. 341
Chapter 14. Laser therapyp. 356
Chapter 15. Ultraviolet radiationp. 376
Appendixp. 413
Indexp. 419

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