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Modalities for therapeutic intervention / [edited by] Susan L. Michlovitz, Thomas P. Nolan.

Title
Modalities for therapeutic intervention / [edited by] Susan L. Michlovitz, Thomas P. Nolan.
Publication
Philadelphia : F.A. Davis Co., c2005.

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Description
xxiii, 309 p. : ill.; 29 cm.
Series Statement
Contemporary perspectives in rehabilitation
Uniform Title
  • Contemporary perspectives in rehabilitation (Series)
  • Thermal agents in rehabilitation.
Subjects
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: Thermal agents in rehabilitation / [edited by] Susan L. Michlovitz. 3rd ed. c1996.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
1. Foundations for modalities as procedural interventions : principles of clinical decision making -- 2. Wound healing and pain -- 3. Cold therapy modalities : frozen peas and more -- 4. Thermotherapy : beyond fake and bake -- 5. Therapeutic ultrasound and phonophoresis -- 6. Electrotherapeutic modalities : electrotherapy and iontophoresis -- 7. Hydrotherapy : the use of water as a therapeutic agent -- 8. Electromagnetic radiation : laser, ultraviolet, and diathermy -- 9. Mechanical modalities : traction and intermittent pneumatic compression -- 10. Pain and limited motion -- 11. Tissue healing and edema -- 12. Muscle weakness and loss of motor performance -- 13. Considerations for modalities in selected medical conditions -- 14. Emerging modalities : is there evidence?
ISBN
0803611382 (alk. paper)
LCCN
2005010037
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries