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Modalities for therapeutic intervention [electronic resource] / [edited by] Susan L. Michlovitz, Thomas P. Nolan
Alternate (uniform) Title Thermal agents in rehabilitation
4th ed
Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., c2005
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Electronic Book  RM700 .M63 2005eb    AVAIL. VIA WEB
Subject(s) Physical therapy
Medical rehabilitation
Physical Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 309 p.) : ill
Note Rev. ed. of: Thermal agents in rehabilitation / [edited by] Susan L. Michlovitz. 3rd ed. c1996
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Foundations for modalities as procedural interventions: principles of clinical decision making -- Wound healing and pain -- Cold therapy modalities: frozen peas and more -- Thermotherapy: beyond fake and bake -- Therapeutic ultrasound and phonophoresis -- Electrotherapeutic modalities: electrotherapy and iontophoresis -- Hydrotherapy: the use of water as a therapeutic agent
Electromagnetic radiation: laser, ultraviolet, and diathermy -- Mechanical modalities: traction and intermittent pneumatic compression -- Pain and limited motion -- Tissue healing and edema -- Muscle weakness and loss of motor performance -- Considerations for modalities in selected medical conditions -- Emerging modalities: is there evidence?
Source of Description Description based on print version record
Series Contemporary perspectives in rehabilitation (Unnumbered)
Alternate Author Nolan, Thomas, 1955-
Michlovitz, Susan L

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