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Pathology A to Z: Handbook for Massage Therapists

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Book News Annotation:

This second edition of a reference for body workers includes more color photos illustrating skin disorders and expanded information on different conditions. Material is organized alphabetically according to diseases and conditions massage therapists and other holistic practitioners should be aware of. Each entry has a short description of the disease or condition and information on causes, symptoms, risk factors, cautions, and recommendations to therapists. Appendices offer a guide for infection prevention, a list of commonly used drugs, therapies, and procedures, and a list of organizations related to specific conditions. Premkumar teaches at the Center for Complementary Health Education, Mount Royal College, Canada, and in the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy at the University of Calgary.
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Synopsis:

Now in its Third Edition, this handbook focuses on pathology needs for massage therapists, and is organized alphabetically according to diseases. It covers over 400 conditions encountered by massage therapists, and provides descriptions followed by Cause, Signs and Symptoms, Risk Factors and Caution and Recommendations to Therapists. Features include marginal notes providing more information on the topic presented, color illustrations showing some common skin conditions, a section on strategies for prevention of infection, and for safe practice, and coverage of side effects of common drugs. A bound-in, fully searchable CD-ROM includes all condition information from the text, plus audio pronunciations, illustrations, and a glossary.

Table of Contents

Preface

Alphabetical Listing of Diseases

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781740982
Subtitle:
A Handbook for Massage Therapists
Publisher:
LWW
Author:
Premkumar, Kalyani
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Cloth
Series:
LWW In Touch Series
Publication Date:
20090123
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.5 x 7 in 1.9 lb

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Now in its Third Edition, this handbook focuses on pathology needs for massage therapists, and is organized alphabetically according to diseases. It covers over 400 conditions encountered by massage therapists, and provides descriptions followed by Cause, Signs and Symptoms, Risk Factors and Caution and Recommendations to Therapists. Features include marginal notes providing more information on the topic presented, color illustrations showing some common skin conditions, a section on strategies for prevention of infection, and for safe practice, and coverage of side effects of common drugs. A bound-in, fully searchable CD-ROM includes all condition information from the text, plus audio pronunciations, illustrations, and a glossary.
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