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This book serves as an introduction to the use of short-wave electricity in medicine and biology and deals with physics and technic. In an effort to avoid some of the failures of therapy the basic physical aspects have been discussed in detail. This type of therapy, according to Holzer and Weissenberg, has a large field, being applied in dysfunction and diseases of almost every organ in the body. The authors emphasize that the book is a groundwork and is not claimed to be complete or contain an exhaustive review of the literature. References to the literature have been made in specific instances of practical value. Finally the points of view as to the choice of apparatus are discussed. Chapter 14 deals particularly with diseases of the nervous system and the efficacy of this type of therapy in the handling of various conditions, such as disturbances of motility and sensation, multiple