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Thirty Chapters on Static Electricity; Selected from the Original Manual of Static Electricity in X-Ray and Therapeutic Uses (Paperback) Loot Price: R400 Discovery Miles 4 000
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Thirty Chapters on Static Electricity; Selected from the Original Manual of Static Electricity in X-Ray and Therapeutic Uses (Paperback)

Samuel Howard Monell

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 Excerpt: ...caution seems necessary, make the electrification positive, but see to it that nothing in the room near the platform exerts an attracting influence to disturb the patient's composure. Until the patient is prepared by established confidence to let the operator employ electrodes, no local application should be attempted. It is necessary to speak of this because a neurotic patient may occasionally be lost by too much vigor during the first sitting. Personally, I am in the habit of commanding full confidence at the second visit and usually at the first, even with patients never seen before, but only the mastery of practical experience will enable the physician to do this, and it is better to go slow rather than to hasten too fast. The duration of each stance of positive electrification is governed by observing the effects. When the patient perspires freely it is a sign that the stopping-point for the day is reached, provided the diaphoresis is not due to the warmth of the room and the retention of heavy wraps during treatment. In all cases there may wisely be a gradual advance from short to long sittings, but in saying this it must be noted that the expert can often produce effects in ten minutes that a novice would waste half an hour in securing. Nevertheless a half-hour of restful and restorative simple positive electrification is sometimes the best treatment that can be given. The next step in procuring a general tonic and active nutritional influence is by the author's method of potential alternation. Begin the stance by positive electrification as usual, adjust the brass ball electrode upon the standard and administer the vibratory current, regulated in spark length to a comfortable intensity, for ten minutes longer; then close the sitting with any local a...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Samuel Howard Monell
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 116
ISBN-13: 978-1-235-88199-2
Barcode: 9781235881992
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LSN: 1-235-88199-7

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