Chapter Fourteen. Electricity

  1. Joyce James,
  2. Colin Baker and
  3. Helen Swain

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774410.ch14

Principles of Science for Nurses

Principles of Science for Nurses

How to Cite

James, J., Baker, C. and Swain, H. (2002) Electricity, in Principles of Science for Nurses, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774410.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632057696

Online ISBN: 9780470774410

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Keywords:

  • electricity;
  • electrocution;
  • resistance;
  • current;
  • nerve impulses

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Learning objectives

  • Introduction

  • Electricity

  • Electricity and the body

  • Medical applications of electricity

  • Summary

  • Review questions

  • Further reading