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61

What is the size and location of the electrodes with a bipolar electrode configuration?

Equal size both placed over treatment site

62

Bipolar electrode configuration is most common for what kind of treatment?

TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation)

63

Quadripolar electrode configuration is most common with what kind of treatment?

Interferential current

64

How are the electrodes arranged during quadripolar configuration?

Two separate medium frequency current with electrodes placed as cross currents

65

What is the significance of the cross currents of quadripolar configuration?

Current is interfered with in the center of the two currents