Electrotherapy Explained - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780750688437, 9780702037757

Electrotherapy Explained

4th Edition

Principles and Practice

Authors: Val Robertson Alex Ward John Low Ann Reed
Paperback ISBN: 9780750688437
eBook ISBN: 9780702037757
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st May 2006
Page Count: 564
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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
    2. Background Biophysics And Physiology
    3. Electrical Stimulation - Currents And Parameters
    4. Effects Of Electrical Stimulation
    5. Motor Electrical Stimulation
    6. Sensory Stimulation And Other Uses
    7. Risk Management
    8. Biofeedback
    9. Ultrasound
    10. Heat And Cold
    11. Therapeutic Conduction Heating
    12. Cold Therapy
    13. Electromagnetic Fields: Shortwave
    14. Electromagnetic Radiation
    15. Microwave Diathermy
    16. Infrared And Visible Radiation
    17. Ultraviolet Radiation
    Appendix

Description

  1. Introduction
    2. Background Biophysics And Physiology
    3. Electrical Stimulation - Currents And Parameters
    4. Effects Of Electrical Stimulation
    5. Motor Electrical Stimulation
    6. Sensory Stimulation And Other Uses
    7. Risk Management
    8. Biofeedback
    9. Ultrasound
    10. Heat And Cold
    11. Therapeutic Conduction Heating
    12. Cold Therapy
    13. Electromagnetic Fields: Shortwave
    14. Electromagnetic Radiation
    15. Microwave Diathermy
    16. Infrared And Visible Radiation
    17. Ultraviolet Radiation
    Appendix

Key Features

  • Up to date research detailing the evidence both supportive and deprecatory for the use of each modality
  • Written by experts from biophysics and the clinical domains
  • Comprehensive and well referenced
  • Clear and well chosen illustrations elucidate the text
  • Text boxes and summary sections help to break down what is sometimes a complex subject into manageable and memorable chunks
  • Contraindications and risks have been updated in light of the most recent research
  • Three books for the price of one - the website (http://booksite.elsevier.com/9780750688437) contains the entire texts of 'Physical Principles Explained' by Low and Reed, and 'Biophysical Bases of Electrotherapy' by Ward. The text directs readers to the website for further reading at relevant points.


Details

No. of pages:
564
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Butterworth-Heinemann 2006
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780702037757
Paperback ISBN:
9780750688437

About the Authors

Val Robertson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, University of Newcastle, Australia

Alex Ward Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Physiology and Anatomy; La Trobe University, Australia

John Low Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Acting Principal, School of Physiotherapy, Guy's Hospital, London, UK

Ann Reed Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Formerly Senior lecturer, Department of Health Sciences, University of East London, UK