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Electrotherapy By Sheila Kitchen

Electrotherapy
by Sheila Kitchen

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Designed to provide the reader with an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the most commonly-used agents in the field of electrotherapy, this text provides safe and appropriate information on the application of treatments. There is a free CD-ROM with the text.
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Electrotherapy: Evidence Based Practice by Sheila Kitchen

Designed to provide the reader with an up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the most commonly-used agents in the field of electrotherapy, this text provides safe and appropriate information on the application of treatments. The inclusion of a free CD ROM provides the opportunity to practice the "application" of treatments in a safe situation. The information presented here will enable those working in the field of electrotherapy to provide safe and effective delivery of electrotherapy to their patients.

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Electrotherapy Reviews


""This is a comprehensive text, which reflects all aspects of current practice. It is well written. Each subject is well referenced. And the CD -Rom is an extremily useful tool judging by the extremely positive feedback from students."" Lorna Callanan, Physiotherapy Ireland

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

Additional information

GOR001161797
Electrotherapy: Evidence Based Practice by Sheila Kitchen
Sheila Kitchen
Physiotherapy Essentials
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Elsevier Health Sciences
2001-10-29
360
0443072167
9780443072161
N/A
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