Exposure to the operator and patient during short wave diathermy treatments.

@article{Stuchly1982ExposureTT,
  title={Exposure to the operator and patient during short wave diathermy treatments.},
  author={M. A. Stuchly and Michael H. Repacholi and Diane L{\'e}cuyer and R D Mann},
  journal={Health physics},
  year={1982},
  volume={42 3},
  pages={341-66}
}
Short-wave diathermy is one of the most popular treatment modalities used to relieve pain through localized heating. In Canada its use in hospitals is as frequent as that of ultrasonic therapy devices and about 10 times more popular than microwave diathermy. Intensities of the electric and magnetic fields around applicators of 7 different diathermy units were measured at the operator position and at various untreated areas of the patient during 11 treatment regimes using 5 types of applicators… CONTINUE READING

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