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6 edition of Physical agents found in the catalog.

Physical agents

a comprehensive text for physical therapists

by Bernadette Hecox

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Appleton & Lange in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Physical therapy,
  • Physical Therapy -- methods

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[edited by] Bernadette Hecox, Tsega Andemicael Mehreteab, Joseph Weisberg.
    ContributionsHecox, Bernadette., Andemicael Mehreteab, Tsega., Weisberg, Joseph.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM700 .H43 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 473 p. :
    Number of Pages473
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1397218M
    ISBN 100838580408
    LC Control Number93004700

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    Clinical Pearl boxes emphasize the tips and tricks of patient practice. ReferencesWith a user-friendly format, updated chapters, and volumes of new information, Physical Agent Physical agents book Theory and Application for the Occupational Therapist, Second Edition provides clinicians, educators, and students with a common language to facilitate the incorporation of physical agents into clinical practice grounded in evidence-based practice. Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation 1 hour 3. Topics for this day are clinical pharmacology, Iontophoresis, and completion of several case studies that have direct application to the modalities presented.

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