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Author O'Clock, George D.

Title Electrotherapeutic devices : principles, design, and applications / George D. O'Clock
Published Boston, MA : Artech House, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 236 pages) : illustrations
Series Artech House engineering in medicine & biology series
Artech House engineering in medicine & biology series.
Contents Electrotherapeutic Devices; Contents v; Preface ix; 1 Introduction to Electrotherapy 1; 2 Fundamentals of Electrotherapy 23; 3 Electrical Properties and Response Characteristics of Cells, Tissues, and Organs 43; 4 Electrotherapy and Magnetotherapy Comparisons 81; 5 Potential Biological Effects of Subtle and Not-So-Subtle Energy Levels 103; 6 Primary Design Drivers for Electrotherapeutic Devices 119; 7 Simulation Results: Theoretical Performance Compared with Actual Performance 155; 8 Electrotherapy Clinical Studies 171; 9 Recent Developments and Trends 195
Summary Electrotherapy is fast gaining mainstream acceptance, no doubt due to the growing mountain of clinical evidence demonstrating its effectiveness. To meet the growing demand for information, this scientifically rigorous guide gives healthcare professionals and engineers essential technical, biological, and clinical background together with hands-on guidelines to design highly effective electrotherapeutic devices and treatment protocols for today?s expanding list of clinical applications
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Electrotherapeutics -- Instruments.
Electric Stimulation Therapy -- instrumentation.
Equipment Design -- methods.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006052667
ISBN 1596930780 (electronic bk.)
9781596930780 (electronic bk.)