9780838561287

Manual for Physical Agents

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  • ISBN13:

    9780838561287

  • ISBN10:

    0838561284

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2012-01-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

The ideal departmental procedural manual, this book guides readers through application techniques for the various physical therapy agents. Begins with brief general comments regarding the use of electromedical equipment; presents a brief summary of the physics of production and physiological effects of each agent along with step-by-step instructions on how to use equipment. Keeps instructions generic enough to apply to a wide variety of equipment currently available. Contains a diagnostic checklist with all major diseases and syndromes. Offers more extensive coverage of all types of calculations than any other book. Provides reading lists for each agent. Is conveniently spiral-bound for ease of use. For physical therapy assistants and athletic trainers looking to learn more or refresh their skills.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Chapter 1 Guidelines for the Use of Electromedical Equipment
1(2)
Chapter 2 Superficial Heat
3(18)
Radiant Heat
5(4)
Conductive Heat: Hot Packs
9(3)
Conductive Heat: Paraffin Bath
12(3)
Conductive Heat: Fluidotherapy
15(6)
Chapter 3 Hydrotherapy
21(10)
Whirlpool
22(4)
Hubbard Tank
26(5)
Chapter 4 Shortwave Diathermy
31(12)
Chapter 5 Ultrasound
43(14)
Phonophoresis
48(9)
Chapter 6 Cryotherapy
57(14)
Ice Packs
59(1)
Commercial Cold Packs
60(1)
Ice Massage
61(1)
Cold Baths (Immersion)
62(1)
Vapocoolant Spray
63(1)
Contrast Baths
64(7)
Chapter 7 Ultraviolet Radiation
71(12)
Chapter 8 Intermittent Compression Pump
83(8)
Chapter 9 Mechanical Spinal Traction
91(12)
Jane Wilding
Chapter 10 Electrical Stimulation
103(18)
Chapter 11 Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation
121(28)
Russell A. Foley
Conventional-Mode TENS
124(4)
Low-Frequency Mode TENS
128(3)
Burst-Mode TENS
131(2)
Brief Intense-Mode TENS
133(2)
Modulation Mode TENS
135(3)
Strength-Duration Mode TENS
138(2)
Hyperstimulation
140(9)
Chapter 12 Interferential Stimulation
149(8)
Chapter 13 Iontophoresis
157(8)
Chapter 14 High-Voltage Pulsed Current
165(8)
Chapter 15 Electrophysiologic Evaluation
173(16)
Reaction of Degeneration
174(4)
Strength-Duration Curve
178(4)
Nerve Conduction Velocity Testing
182(7)
Chapter 16 Electromyographic Biofeedback
189(12)
Wendy Jensen Poe
Antoinette P. Sander
Appendix A Electromagnetic Spectrum 201(2)
Appendix B Laws Governing Dosage of Electromagnetic Radiation 203(4)
Appendix C Motor Point Charts 207

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