Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
de Moacyr Alexandro Rosa, Marina Odebrecht Rosa
This handbook is the detailed manual for medical specialists, who treat neurological and mental illnesses using magnetic stimulation.
Basing on the long-term experience the authors gave the detailed answers to different questions. In the handbook you can find the information on how to prepare a patient for examination, what points are to be stimulated and how to find them (in particular, how to find stimulation points using the 10/20 system of electrode placement), what contraindications to magnetic stimulation exists and what side effects can be caused by magnetic stimulation. Also you can find the detailed description of the most widely used combinations of parameters for the main disorders treated with TMS (e.g. depression, schizophrenia etc.) and experimental combinations for obsessive-compulsive disorder treatment. The separate chapter is devoted to safety and measures which are to be taken to handle with the accidental seizure. Also you can find the step-by-step instruction on how to perform treatments using Neuro-MS/D magnetic stimulator.
Medical diagnostic equipment