TITLE

TENS

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2159
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "TENS" is presented. It is an abbreviation for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.
ACCESSION #
21248175

 

Related Articles

  • transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2218 

    A definition of the term "transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation" is presented. It refers to the process of applying mild electrical stimulation to skin electrodes placed over a painful portion of the body. It reduces pain.

  • electroanalgesia.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p733 

    A definition of the term "electroanalgesia" which refers to the relief from pain by applying low-intensity electric currents is presented.

  • electroanalgesia.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p673 

    A definition of the medical term "electroanalgesia" is presented. Electroanalgesia refers to the relief from pain by application of low-intensity electric currents locally or through implanted electrodes. The term originated from the word "analgesia" which means want of feeling. The definition...

  • TENS.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2289 

    A reference entry for medical acronym "TENS," which stands for transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation, is presented.

  • electroacupuncture.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p733 

    A definition of the term "electroacupuncture" which refers to the stimulation of acupuncture points through transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulators (TENS) is presented.

  • percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1741 

    An encyclopedia entry for "percutaneous electrical nerve stimulation," which refers to a treatment for pain in which electrical currents are applied to acupuncture needles inserted into trigger points near painful body parts, is presented.

  • transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2353 

    A definition of the term "transcultaneous electrical nerve stimulation," which refers to the application of mild electrical stimulation to skin electrodes placed over a painful area, is presented.

  • IDDM (insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus).  // Diabetes Dictionary (NIDDK);10/1/2005, p19 

    The medical abbreviation IDDM, which stands for insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, presented. IDDM is the former term for type 1 diabetes. The definition is from the "Diabetes Dictionary."

  • LAO.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1202 

    The medical term "LAO" is referred as left anterior oblique position. The reference entry is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics