A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology / Edition 4
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A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology / Edition 4

by Ruth Werner
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781769191

ISBN-13: 9780781769198

Pub. Date: 01/01/2008

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

The best-selling pathology textbook for massage therapy is now in its Fourth Edition. The book presents detailed information on the etiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment of over 200 diseases and conditions, emphasizing how massage influences the disease and healing processes and how therapists can maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks.

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Overview

The best-selling pathology textbook for massage therapy is now in its Fourth Edition. The book presents detailed information on the etiology, signs and symptoms, and treatment of over 200 diseases and conditions, emphasizing how massage influences the disease and healing processes and how therapists can maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks.

This edition includes Modality Recommendation Charts offering specific advice about modalities to pursue or avoid in various circumstances. The book has been reorganized to include an introductory chapter on fundamental concepts and a concluding chapter on cancer. New topics covered include myeloma, sickle cell disease, and autism spectrum disorders.

A bound-in CD-ROM includes animations, video clips, interactive flashcards, quiz questions, an audio glossary, and printable client history forms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781769198
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Series:
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
740
Product dimensions:
8.51(w) x 11.22(h) x 1.57(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Fundamental Concepts in Pathology
Chapter 2: Integumentary System Conditions
Chapter 3: Musculoskeletal System Conditions
Chapter 4: Nervous System Conditions
Chapter 5: Circulatory System Conditions
Chapter 6: Lymph and Immune System Conditions
Chapter 7: Respiratory System Conditions
Chapter 8: Digestive System Conditions
Chapter 9: Endocrine System Conditions
Chapter 10: Urinary System Conditions
Chapter 11: Reproductive System Conditions
Chapter 12: Principles of Cancer

Appendix A: Medications and Massage
Appendix B: Research Literacy
Appendix C (on bound-in CD-ROM): Client Endangerments
Appendix D (on bound-in CD-ROM): Taking a Client History
Appendix E (on bound-in CD-ROM): Pathologies in Brief

Glossary
Illustration Credits
Index

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