Emerging Electromagnetic Medicine
Mary E. O'Connor, Richard H.C. Bentall, University of Tulsa, Center for Devices and Radiological Health (U.S.)
Springer Science & Business Media, Apr 2, 1990 - Medical - 307 pages
Emerging Electromagnetic Medicine presents the latest research findings in the field of electromagnetic radiation. The book discusses the research of current active researchers in terms of synthesizing and sharing their ideas on the use of electromagnetic fields in diagnostic and therapeutic medicine, now and in the future, including the benefits and risks involved. The book consists of three parts prefaced by a brief historic perspective. Section I describes the theoretical concerns and actual mechanisms involved; Section II covers current preclinical studies, performed in vivo and in vitro, concerning the biological action of the electromagnetic radiation; and Section III reports on actual clinical applications of electromagnetic therapy and also the current machinery used to do so.
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