Electrotherapy method

  • US 5,593,427 A
  • Filed: 02/14/1996
  • Issued: 01/14/1997
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/06/1993
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A method for applying electrotherapy to a patient through electrodes external to a patient, the electrodes being electrically connected in a predetermined polarity to an energy source charged to an initial level, the method comprising the following step:

  • discharging the energy source across the electrodes in the predetermined polarity until the end of a predetermined time period or until an electrical unit measured across the electrodes decays to a predetermined terminal level, whichever occurs first.

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