A Guide to Safe ApplicationBy
- John Fox, MSc MCSP, Lecturer, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
- Tim Sharp, BSC(Hons), MCSP, Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK
Practical Electrotherapy is the first and only book of its kind which describes how to apply
common electrotherapy modalities to a patient in the clinical setting.
The student is guided through the process from start to fi nish, covering all safety issues,
contraindications and precautions.
Designed with the user in mind, this manual is an invaluable practical resource that saves
students time and effort.
Paperback, 272 Pages
Published: April 2007
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
- 1. Heating and Cooling.
i. Hydrocollator (Hot) Packs
iii. Shortwave Diathermy (SWD)
2. Electrical Stimulation
i. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
ii. NeuroMuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES)
iii. Interferential Therapy (IFT)
3. Bio-stimulation of Tissue
i. Pulsed Shortwave Diathermy (PSWD)Or Pulsed Electromagnetic Energy (PEME)
ii. Ultrasound (U/S)
4. Electrical Safety