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June 21, 2017

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FREE Educational PBM Site

LaserAnnals.com is proud to announce its cooperation with the new free educational site, LaserLessons.info! This site offers ten basic educational documents on PBM as on Open Access option. Where applicable, more complex explanations are additionally linked to one of the more read more
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PBM – PhotoBioModulation – watch out for it!

PBM – PhotoBioModulation – watch out for it! By Jan Tunér Ever since the birth of “low level lasers” there has been no consensus about the vocabulary in this kind of medical intervention. MeSH terms of the National Library of read more
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Laser acupuncture – to be or not to be?

Laser acupuncture – to be or not to be? By Jan Tunér A comment on: Hu WL, Chang CH, Hung YC, Tseng YJ, Hung IL, Hsu SF. Laser acupuncture therapy in patients with treatment-resistant temporomandibular disorders. PLoS One. 2014 Oct read more
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To pulse or not to pulse, that is the question…

To pulse or not to pulse, that is the question By Jan Tunér The question of pulsing therapeutic light is not resolved and still rather controversial. This article is an edited version of a chapter in the 2014 book “Laser read more
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References – science or decorations?

References – science or decorations? By Jan Tunér   Scientific articles follow a standard form with abstract, introduction, material and methods, results, discussion, conclusion and references. This is a good approach but not necessarily a guarantee for success. The weakest read more
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A Brief Word on Reciprocity

A Brief Word on Reciprocity Peter A. Jenkins, MBA The 3rd Law of Photobiology (a.k.a. the Reciprocity Rule and the Bunsen-Roscoe Law) states that “the effects of irradiation will be independent of irradiance and exposure time as long as radiant read more
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Laser phototherapy – still no names giving celebration…

Laser phototherapy – still no names giving celebration By Jan Tunér After 50 years of use, there is still not a globally accepted name for the baby. Who is to blame? There are many culprits, from journals seemingly accepting any read more
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GaAs, HeNe, GaAlAs… What does it mean, and does it really matter?

GaAs, HeNe, GaAlAs… What does it mean, and does it really matter? By Peter A. Jenkins, MBA Modern therapeutic laser devices are typically constructed using semiconductor lasers. A semiconductor, or diode, is an electronic component consisting of a p-n junction read more
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The importance of reporting all laser parameters – even in the abstract

It is a regrettable fact that the reporting of laser parameters has not yet reached a satisfactory level in scientific journals. These parameters must always be reported, or should the paper be returned for improvement or discarded. These parameters must read more
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Recommended Reading for Researchers

Recommended reading for those planning to make a LLLT study Check this first:   WALT standards for conduct of randomized controlled trials: http://www.walt.nu/images/stories/files/walt_standard_for_conduct_of_randomized_controlled_trials.pdf   WALT standards for conduct of systematic reviews and meta analyses. http://www.walt.nu/images/stories/files/walt_standard_for_conduct_of_randomized_controlled_trials.pdf   WALT dosage recommendations. http://www.walt.nu/dosage-recommendations.html read more
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