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Physical agents in rehabilitation : from research to practice

Author: Michelle H Cameron
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Elsevier/Saunders, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Presenting a variety of treatment choices supported by the latest clinical research, this 4th edition is a guide to the safe, most effective use of physical agents in the rehabilitation practice. Coverage in this new edition includes the most up-to-date information on thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, hydrotherapy, traction, compression, lasers, and electromagnetic radiation. Straightforward  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michelle H Cameron
ISBN: 9781455728480 1455728489
OCLC Number: 795553754
Description: xvii, 437 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The physiology of physical agents --
Physical agents in clinical practice --
Inflammation and tissue repair --
Pain --
Tone abnormalities --
Motion restrictions --
Introduction to thermal agents --
Superficial cold and heat --
Ultrasound --
Diathermy --
Introduction to electrical currents --
Electrical currents for muscle contractions --
Electrical currents for pain control --
Electrical currents for tissue healing --
Lasers and light --
Ultraviolet radiation --
Hydrotherapy --
Traction.
Responsibility: Michelle Cameron.

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