Handbook of photomedicine / edited by Michael R. Hamblin, Ying-Ying Huang.
Contributor(s): Hamblin, Michael R [editor] | Huang, Ying-Ying [editor].Material type: BookCopyright date: Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, 2014Edition: First Edition.Description: xxiv, 854 pages : illustrations (some colours) ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781439884690; 1439884692 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Phototherapy | Ultraviolet radiation | Ultraviolet rays | Fototerapia | Radiación ultravioleta | Rayos ultravioletaDDC classification: 615.831
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Includes bibliographical references.
Section I. History and fundamentals -- Section II. Diseases caused by light -- Section III. Ultraviolet phototherapy -- Section IV. Photodynamic therapy (PDT) -- Section V. Low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) -- Section VI. Surgical laser therapy -- Section VII. Other phototherapies and future outlook.
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 clinical practice.