Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists / Edition 1

Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists / Edition 1

by Susan G. Salvo, Sandra K. Anderson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0323026524

ISBN-13: 9780323026529

Pub. Date: 04/23/2004

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

More than just a compendium of diseases, this comprehensive guide is an essential resource on pathology and pathophysiology that helps students adapt their technique to ease pain and discomfort, promote healing, and avoid treatment when contraindicated. Ideal as a learning tool or as a handy quick reference, this highly illustrated resource provides discussions of

Overview

More than just a compendium of diseases, this comprehensive guide is an essential resource on pathology and pathophysiology that helps students adapt their technique to ease pain and discomfort, promote healing, and avoid treatment when contraindicated. Ideal as a learning tool or as a handy quick reference, this highly illustrated resource provides discussions of more than 300 pathologies and conditions organized by the body system. Taking the reader through health assessment and client consultation, this outstanding textbook also covers sanitation procedures and hygiene, as well as general contraindications and endangerment sites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323026529
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/23/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 11.14(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1Disease Awareness and Infection Control1
Chapter 2Client Intake and Health Assessment23
Chapter 3Dermatological Pathologies57
Chapter 4Musculoskeletal Pathologies97
Chapter 5Nervous Pathologies139
Chapter 6Endocrine Pathologies171
Chapter 7Cardiovascular and Lymphatic/Immune Pathologies189
Chapter 8Respiratory Pathologies231
Chapter 9Gastrointestinal Pathologies251
Chapter 10Urinary Pathologies275
Chapter 11Reproductive Conditions, Reproductive Pathologies, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases287
Chapter 12Cancer and Neoplasia311
Appendixes
Appendix AQuick Reference Table341
Appendix BPhysiological Effects of Massage357
Appendix CEndangerment Sites367
Appendix DContraindications for Hydrotherapy Use369
Appendix EAbbreviations and Symbols Used for Charting371

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