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Modern physical medicine is presented with the clarity and word economy we associate with Dr. Kovacs.
One peak of interest discusses protection against radio interference from electrical apparatus. "Important activities of the Naval Research Laboratories at Washington, D. C. were subjected to interference so serious as to stop the work completely. Eventually the disturbance was traced to therapeutic equipment. The first disturbance was traced to therapeutic equipment. The first disturbing instrument located was a diathermy unit in a hospital at Cambridge, Mass." Short-wave sends out a considerable amount of radiation, uncontrolled and travelling far. Remedies are screening of short wave
Electrotherapy and Light Therapy—with the Essentials of Hydrotherapy and Mechanotherapy.. Ann Intern Med. ;24:517–518. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-24-3-517_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1946;24(3):517-518.
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