TITLE

monopolar

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1382
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "monopolar" is presented. Monopolar means having one pole. In therapeutic electrical stimulation, it refers to the application of a current using large dispersive electrodes and smaller active electrodes under which the treatment effects occur. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21236422

 

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