The treatment of disease by electric currents

a hand-book of plain instructions for the general practitioner by S. H. Monell

Publisher: William Beverley Harison in New York

Written in English
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Statementby S.H. Monell
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LC ClassificationsRM871 .M76
The Physical Object
Pagination1100 p. :
Number of Pages1100
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Open LibraryOL24551275M
LC Control Number07014716

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Current Diagnosis & Treatment in Infectious Diseases (LANGE CURRENT Series) Internationally renowned infectious disease experts offer guidance in recognizing, diagnosing, treating, and preventing one of the leading causes of death by: Electricity As A Therapeutic Means In The Treatment Of Disease Electricity is a powerful agent in many forms of nervous disease, especially in the treatment of paralysis and neuralgia.

Three forms of electricity are employed, viz: The induced current, the galvanic current, both of which are dynamical, and the static current, which is frictional. "Electrical Diseases of the Heart: Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention" provides a unique contemporary and succinct distillation of the current status of recently delineated electrical diseases of the The treatment of disease by electric currents book, emphasizing their common and diverse clinical features.

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Most electrotherapy machines kill or eradicate viruses and bacteria (some machines even work for fungi and some cases of parasites). It works by using frequency or emitting electric current that is induced to the body to strike the viruses, bacteria or fungi.

After treatment cover the body over the bronchial tubes and the upper part of the back with warm flannel. BRIGHT' S DISEASE. Electrical treatment is of great value in this disease, especially in its first stages.

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"He created machines that flooded the human body with electrical currents and strong vibrations, intended to soothe aches and promote healing. but also a method of killing. Talking about the cardiac electrical system and abnormal heart rhythms can be very confusing.

When we talk about heart disease, many people think of blocked coronary arteries that can result in a heart attack or the need for bypass surgery. Yet, problems with the electrical system may occur even if your heart muscle is normal. The current level should be chosen based on the amount the patient can handle.

Usually choose a small amount of current to stimulate the point for 1 to 2 minutes, and once the patient becomes accustomed to the stimulation, increase the current.

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My libraryMissing: disease. Doctors can even observe these electrical pulses in the heart using a machine, called an electrocardiogram or ECG. Irregular electrical currents can prevent heart muscles from contracting correctly, leading to a heart attack.

This is just one example showing the important role of electricity in health and disease. References CrashCourse.electrical currents P27 describe how treatments can be adapted to suit client treatment needs, body types and conditions M7 explain how treatments can be adapted to suit client treatment needs, body types and conditions P28 state the contra-actions that may occur during and following treatments and how to respond P29 explain the importance ofFile Size: KB.There are two types of rife machine: AC and DC.

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