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Physical Agents : Theory and Practice,9780803611344

Physical Agents : Theory and Practice

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Edition:
2nd
ISBN13:

9780803611344

ISBN10:
080361134X
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/16/2005
Publisher(s):
F a Davis Co
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Summary

By studying all the modalities contained in this new, updated edition of Physical Agents: Theory and Practice, your students will learn how to successfully piece together thermal, mechanical, and electrical modalities with specific therapeutic goals while understanding all of the physiologic ramifications. The authors use a straightforward approach to present the material to steadily develop the clinical decision-making skills your students need to be successful practitioners. This text helps students make the connection between the modality and a comprehensive, successful treatment program.

Table of Contents

SECTION 1: The Concept of Adjunctive Therapies
1(34)
Tissue Response to Injury
2(20)
Patient Responses to Therapeutic Interventions
22(13)
SECTION 2: Thermal and Mechanical Agents
35(102)
Therapeutic Heat and Cold
36(20)
Therapeutic Ultrasound
56(26)
Aquatics and Hydrotherapy
82(18)
Soft Tissue Treatment Techniques: Traction
100(22)
Soft Tissue Management Techniques: Edema Management
122(15)
SECTION 3: Electrical Stimulation
137(118)
Foundations of Electrical Stimulation
138(26)
Electrodes: Material and Care
164(12)
Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation
176(16)
Electrical Stimulation for Tissue Repair
192(18)
Pain Management with Electrical Stimulation
210(24)
Physical Agents for Transdermal Drug Delivery: Iontophoresis and Phonophoresis
234(21)
SECTION 4: Comprehensive Approach to Treatment
255(14)
Integration of Physical Agents: Clinical Decision Making
256(13)
Index 269


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