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1

The only constant direct current of low voltage and high amperage that produces an electrochemical effect is identified as

Galvanic current

2

Which type of alternating current can be adjusted to different voltage to produce heat

High frequency

3

Which of the following is an alternating current that is interrupted to produce a mechanical, non- chemical reaction

Faradic current

4

An alternating current that penetrates more deeply and can provide greater stimulation to the treated area than a faradic current is called

Sinusoidal current

5

The transfer of heat via direct contact is

Conduction

6

A form of thermal energy is which the transfer of heat is via liquid or gas is called

Convection

7

What effect does a rotating brush produce

Mechanical

8

What is the term used to describe the effect created when current travels through a water based solution and onto the body

Electrochemical effect

9

T or F: Tesla is the direct current used in electrotherapy treatment

False

10

T or F: cataphoresis uses a positive electrode to force acidic solutions into the skin without breaking the skin

True

11

T or F: treatment with light rays is called light therapy

True

12

T or F: the chemical breakdown of the skin caused by intense heat is called vaporizing

False

13

Which type of light can create blue or cool tones

Fluorescent

14

Which of the following types of light has the shortest wavelength

Ultraviolet

15

Overexposed to what type of light can result in skin cancer

Ultraviolet