Practical Electrotherapy

1st Edition

A Guide to Safe Application

Editors:

  • John Fox
  • Tim Sharp
    • Print ISBN 9780443068553

    Key Features

    • Step by step instructions accompanied by large number of photographs
    • Reference tables detailing the aims, methodology and results of research and evidence
    • Observational check list to facilitate peer review and student's performance
    • Space to record a simulated patient record and further notes
    • Spiral bound book allows for easy, lie-flat reference
    • Portable - ideal for use in the clinic and on placement

    Table of Contents

    1. Heating and Cooling.

    i. Hydrocollator (Hot) Packs
    ii. Wax
    iii. Shortwave Diathermy (SWD)
    iv. Ice

    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)
    iii. Laser

    4. Electrical Safety

    Details

    No. of pages:
    272
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone
    Print ISBN:
    9780443068553

    About the editors

    John Fox

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK

    Tim Sharp

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK