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Biological and Medical Aspects of Electromagnetic Fields

3rd Edition

Edited by Frank S. Barnes, Ben Greenebaum

CRC Press

476 pages | 3 Color Illus. | 47 B/W Illus.

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Biological and Medical Aspects of Electromagnetic Fields examines potential health hazards, exposure standards, and medical applications of electromagnetic (EM) fields.

The second volume in the bestselling and newly revisedHandbook of Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields, Third Edition, this book draws from the latest studies on the effects of exposure to electric and magnetic fields. In addition to extensive reviews of physiological effects, the book contains now separate reviews of behavioral and cognitive responses to various exposures. The book also describes an approach to setting standards for exposure limits and explores a few of the beneficial uses of EM fields in medical applications, both diagnostics and in treatment.

Biological and Medical Aspects of Electromagnetic Fields provides a practical overview of the experiments and methods used to observe ELF and RF fields and the possible useful and hazardous implications of these observations.

Table of Contents

Effects of Radiofrequency and Extremely Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Field Radiation on Cells of the Immune System; T. Paunesku and G.E. Woloschak

Evaluation of the Toxicity and Potential Oncogenicity of Extremely Low-Frequency Magnetic Fields in Experimental Animal Model Systems; D.L. McCormick

Interaction of Nonmodulated and Pulse-Modulated Radio Frequency Fields with Living Matter: Experimental Results; S.M. Michaelson, E.C. Elson, and L.E. Anderson

Behavioral and Cognitive Effects of Electromagnetic Field Exposures; S.A. Johnston and J.A. D’Andrea

Thermoregulation in the Presence of Radio Frequency Fields; D. Black

Epidemiologic Studies of Extremely Low-Frequency Electromagnetic Field; L. Kheifets and R. Shimkhada

Epidemiological Studies of Radio Frequency Fields; M. Feychting

EMF Standards for Human Health; E. van Deventer, D. Simunic, and M.Repacholi

Electroporation; J.C. Weaver and Y. Chizmadzhev

Electrical Shock Trauma; R.C. Lee, E. Bodnar, P. Betala, and S. Blom-Eberwein

Mechanisms and Therapeutic Applications of Time-Varying and Static Magnetic Fields; A.A. Pilla

Therapeutic Heating Applications of Radio Frequency Energy; C-K. Chou

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical