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Title Handbook of photomedicine / edited by Michael R. Hamblin, Ying-Ying Huang.
Imprint Boca Raton : CRC Press, [2014]


 Internet  Electronic Book    AVAILABLE
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 854 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Phototherapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Ultraviolet radiation -- Physiological effect.
Phototherapy -- methods.
Ultraviolet Rays -- adverse effects.
Genre Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals.
Contents Section 1. History and fundamentals -- section 2. Diseases caused by light -- section 3. Ultraviolet phototherapy -- section 4. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) -- section 5. Low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) -- section 6. Surgical laser therapy -- section 7. Other phototherapies and future outlook.
Summary Providing the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of this exciting biomedical field, Handbook of Photomedicine gathers together a large team of international experts to give you a complete account of the application of light in healthcare and medical science. The book progresses logically from the history and fundamentals of photomedicine to diverse therapeutic applications of light, known collectively as phototherapies. It facilitates your understanding of human diseases caused by light, the rationale for photoprotection, and major applications of phototherapy in clini.
Other Author Hamblin, Michael R., editor.
Huang, Ying-Ying, editor.
Other Title Print version: Handbook of photomedicine 9781439884690