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The material of this book, the most noteworthy peak of electrotherapeutic bibliography in a decade, based on the authors' 16 years experience in teaching physicians, technicians, and medical students at Northwestern, falls in four categories: (1) Direct current; (2) Electrical muscle stimulation; (3) Radiation, thermogenic, and U.V.R.; (4) High frequency, (a) conventional, (b) shortwave, (c) surgical, (d) fever therapy. Each has its respective chart of indications and technic.
As a self instruction guide to the why as well as how and what of electrotherapy to those with a good grounding in science and to those whose scientific training is limited,
Technic of Electrotherapy and Its Physical and Physiological Basis.. Ann Intern Med. ;21:722–724. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-21-4-722
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1944;21(4):722-724.
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