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What is an economic and long lasting light source?
The wave lengths that produce to longest waves of the visible spectrum are?
High-frequency current is an alternating current that can be adjusted to different voltages to produce heat and is also known as
What are the initials used to help you remember fire extinguisher use?
The effect that is created when an electric current travels through a water-based solution in order to produce relaxing or stimulating results is known as?
The most common electrodes are the comb electrode rake electrode, wrist electrode, carbon electrode and?
Massage Roller Electrode
What breaks the flow of current when an overload occurs?
When testing electrodes for polarity, the negative electrode will create?
What light is also known as actinic light
The application of a specific electric current or peace of equipment for connective & therapeutic benefits on the skin is called?
What uses a positive pole or electrode to force positively charged solutions into the skin?
Electric current in a conductor causes heat by?
Increasing the resistance in the line
What stops all flow of current to the heating element and to the blow blower?
The Cold Setting
What is white light referred to as?
You and your client should wear protective eyewear when you are using what type of light?
A current in which electrons move at an even rate and flow in only one direction is called?
What rays have longer wavelengths than x-rays, visible light & ultraviolet rays?
What is the timing guideline when using galvanic current for a sensitive skin treatment?
LED devices using blue light help
Before using ultraviolet light on a client, the skin or scalp should be
An alternating current that can be adjusted to different voltages to produce heat is
The chemical breakdown of the skin caused by intense heat is called
Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS), in which a salon professional usually wears a wrist band with a moistened electrode, is know as the
What term describes using a negative pole on electrode to force negatively charged solutions into the skin without breaking the skin?
Treatment with light rays is called
The portion of the electromagnetic spectrum humans can see is known as
What action will produce a mild, stimulating sensation while using high-frequency current?
Slightly separating the electrode from the skin
Bacteria that cause skin infections can be killed by
Pure heat rays are produced by
What changes alternating current to direct current?
Electric current moves along a path called a
When using ultraviolet light for a germicidal treatment, how far away from the area being treated should the lamp be placed?
At Least 12 Inches
Glass, rubber or paper are examples of what type of materials?
Since silver & copper transmit electricity, they are called
What temporary effect will a negative electrode pole produce when applying galvanic current during an electrotherapy treatment?
Increases Blood Flow
Most of the electricity that you use daily consists of a flow of tiny, negatively charged particles called
When to many appliances are put on one circuit & are operated all at one time, more current flows than the line is designed to carry.
This is known as
Electrons travel on a closed path called a
When ______ ______ ______ hit an object they are either absorbed or reflected
Visible Light Waves
The movement of electricity along a path called a conductor is an
Which light source is close to being adapted as the main stream light source due to falling prices and phasing out of 40 & 60 watt bulbs?
Volts & frequency needed and watts the appliance consumes are indicated on the
Light, heat, chemical, & magnetic changes are all produced by
Any electrical appliance activated by the flow of electric current such as a blow dryer is known as
What are possible benefits from application of the high frequency or Tesla current?
-Increased Blood Circulation
-Increased Rate of Metabolism
-Increased Sebaceous (oil glands) Glandular Activity
What are temporary effects of positive pole of galvanic current?
-Produces an Acidic Reaction
-Slows Blood Flow by Contracting the Vessels
What type of outlet is recommended for installation in any area where water & electricity could come into contatct?
_______________ causes sebum to be broken down or blackheads to be liquified, as in deep pore cleansing
What is the first step that would be taken if you were performing a high-frequency, dry scalp, indirect application treatment?
Apply Moisturizing Scalp Treatment Cream
Which type of light can be broken into its individual wave length by a prism?
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