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July 13, 1929

Physical Therapeutic Technic.

JAMA. 1929;93(2):143. doi:10.1001/jama.1929.02710020059040

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In the development of physical therapy in the United States during the past twenty-five years the late Dr. Frank B. Granger's rôle as a teacher and organizer was a conspicious one, so that his posthumous volume is a fitting memorial to his tireless industry. It makes no pretense to be a complete textbook for the specialist and is intended rather as a guide for the physician who has installed a limited equipment and wants to learn about its safe possibilities. Its authoritative opinion in reference to various widely advocated newer methods of treatment deserves the fullest attention of all physicians. The introductory chapters lead by easy stages to a comprehension of the therapeutic effects and of the proper technic of the various physical energies. Emphasis is laid on the importance of the galvanic current as the keystone of electrotherapy. The inclusion of interrupted galvanism in the chapter on ionization, however,

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