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The author is one of this country's prominent specialists in Physical Therapy and a book by him on this important subject is quite welcome at this time. The subject deals with a comparatively recently developed physical modality that is apparently the most effective means of applying heat to the body, especially to its deeper portions. The nomenclature is still unsettled and it seems to this reviewer unfortunate that Dr. Bierman follows the German terminology in the use of the term "short wave" which is an inadequate designation. The distinction between long and short waves might apply to various portions of
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The Medical Applications of the Short Wave Current.. Ann Intern Med. 1939;13:373–374. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-13-2-373_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1939;13(2):373-374.
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