Comfort Touch: Massage for the Elderly and the Ill

Comfort Touch: Massage for the Elderly and the Ill

by Mary Kathleen Rose
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0781798299

ISBN-13: 9780781798297

Pub. Date: 02/01/2009

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Comfort Touch: Massage for the Elderly and the Ill is a textbook designed to inform the caregiver who is interested in bringing the benefits of touch to a broad range of people in need. It will give the reader the confidence to practice massage in a variety of settings, including hospices, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home care. The

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Comfort Touch: Massage for the Elderly and the Ill is a textbook designed to inform the caregiver who is interested in bringing the benefits of touch to a broad range of people in need. It will give the reader the confidence to practice massage in a variety of settings, including hospices, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and home care. The practitioner can learn techniques that are safe and appropriate for the population for whom conventional massage may cause discomfort or even injury. It gives the reader an understanding of the physical and emotional needs of the elderly and those suffering from chronic illness and/or injury. The book is ideal for massage practitioners and students as well as nursing and allied health professionals.

For more information, please visit www.comforttouch.com

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781798297
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/01/2009
Series:
LWW In Touch Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
148
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

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