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Chapter 6: Electricity and Electrical Equipment
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Light, heat, chemical, and magnetic changes are all produced by:
The flow of electricity moving along a conductor is called:
Electric current in which electrons move at an even rate and flow only in one direction:
Rapid oscillating cycle that alternates back and forth allowing electrons to first flow in one direction and then in the other:
When a generator alternates current, the number of cycles per second is called the:
Material that easily transports electricity is a:
Materials that do not allow a current to pass through them are called:
What is the measure for the amount of electric pressure?
What is a unit of electrical resistance called?
A path in which electricity travels is a:
Technical term for any appliance that requires electricity in order to work
More current flowing through a line than the line is designed to carry is call an:
Electrical fire should not be extinguished with:
Any time a foreign conductor comes in contact with a wire carrying current to a load, what can happen?
Two metal pieces that make contact with each other to allow the flow of electric current are found on a:
Safety device designed to protect the user during the operation of appliances is a:
Type of shock that passes through the body and can cause burns
Type of shock causing the heart to stop, breathing to cease and muscles to convulse
Fire prevention protocols
Posting local fire codes, inspecting fire safety devices, and storing all flammable materials properly are all examples of what?
What is the form of direct current used in electrotherapy?
Which type of phoresis is used for desincrustation
Type of treatment using cataphoresis to nourish the deeper layers of the epidermis
Having opposite poles in an electrical current is referred to as
Cathode (cats are negative)
A negatively charged electrode is called
Positively charged electrode is called
When the electrode held by the esthetician is in the positive mode, the reaction on the skin will be
Tesla, a High Frequency Current is also known as the
Direct High Frequency
Surface tissue stimulation, healing of existing papules and pustules, increasing circulation and blood flow are benefits of what type of electrical device
A narrow space between the electrode and the skin used to provide a germicidal healing and drying effects during either Direct or Indirect High Frequency treatment is a:
Faradic current is used primarily to cause
An alternating current that penetrates more deeply and can provide greater stimulation to the treated area than Faradic current is called:
Pregnancy, epilepsy, diabetes, or other conditions that suggest it is inadvisable to perform procedure on a client is called a:
A combination light that can be broken into its individual wavelengths by a prism is referred to as:
Bacteria that causes skin infections can be killed by:
Which type of ultraviolet ray is most frequently used in tanning booths?
The transfer of heat via direct contact is called:
What effect does a rotating brush produce?
Electric current that travels through a water-based solution and onto the body has an:
Which type of electrical equipment utilizes violet rays or black light to analyze skin type and condition?
A device that sprays a lukewarm, diffused vapor mist onto the surface of the skin is called a:
Rosacea, sensitive skin, and couperose would be _____ for using the facial steamer.
What indicates the number of electrons flowing through a particular line?
Since a watt is a small unit of energy, power companies describe watt usage in:
Which of the following indicates that the appliance has been certified to operate safely under the conditions specified in the instructions?
What is able to change alternating current to direct current?
What is able to change direct current to alternating current?
Electrical path that is broken is called an:
The process of forcing a water-based solution into the skin by applying current to the chemical solution is called:
The process of breaking down blockages in the skin with an alkaline solution to open the pores and soften blockages is referred to as:
High Frequency current is also referred to as:
A gas generated close to the skin's surface that has a germicidal, healing and dying effect is:
Direct Faradic method
During which type of treatment does the esthetician place both electrodes on the client's skin making certain they never touch?
What type of treatment uses light rays or waves to produce beneficial effects on the body?
Transfer of heat through empty air space is called
Fluorescent and incandescent light
Which two kinds of light in the skin care center produce a balance of light when used together?
Any infrared light produces what?
During UV light therapy treatments, both client and esthetician must wear:
During a high frequency treatment, which machine would the esthetician use on a client's neck?
When using a Wood's Lamp, what type of skin condition exists when the skin is seen as light violet in color?
Which machine acts like a miniature vaccuum cleaner and helps in deep pore cleansing, drawing out dirt, impurities, and sebum?
Which machine serves as an atomizer to refresh the skin
Which type of skin is effectively treated by using heated paraffin?
Unit of electrical strength
Measure of electrical energy
Number of times the cycling in each current occurs is referred to as:
Anaphoresis (uses positively charged solution)
Alkaline solution with the negative pole of an electrode, used in the treatment of desincrustation is called:
Cataphoresis (uses negatively charged solution)
Acidic solution used with the positive pole of an electrode used to nourish the deeper layers of the skin is called:
Type of AC current used as a passive form of excercise because it stimulates the muscle with the aid of a machine and current
Similar to Faradic current but penetrates more deeply and can provide greater stimulation to the treated area.
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