Mosby's Pathology For Massage Therapists

Paperback | February 11, 2013

bySusan G. SalvoEditorSusan G. Salvo

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Writtenbya massage therapistformassage therapists,Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3rd Edition provides direct information along with focused recommendations. Coverage of over 340 pathologies helps you appropriately tailor massage treatment, and more than 750 full-color photographs and illustrations make it easier to recognize common pathologies. This edition includes a new chapter on geriatric massage and has been extensively reviewed by over a dozen experts in the massage and medical fields. Written by massage therapy educator and practitioner Susan Salvo, this resource provides the pathology knowledge you need to succeed on licensure and certification exams and in practice.

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Writtenbya massage therapistformassage therapists,Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, 3rd Edition provides direct information along with focused recommendations. Coverage of over 340 pathologies helps you appropriately tailor massage treatment, and more than 750 full-color photographs and illustrations make it easier to recognize...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:552 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.68 inPublished:February 11, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323084729

ISBN - 13:9780323084727

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Table of Contents

  1. Infection Control and Safe Practice Procedures for Massage Therapists
  2. Treatment Planning
  3. Pharmacology and Massage Therapy
  4. Dermatologic Pathologies
  5. Musculoskeletal Pathologies
  6. Neurologic Pathologies
  7. Endocrine Pathologies
  8. Cardiovascular Pathologies
  9. Lymphatic and Immune Pathologies
  10. Respiratory Pathologies
  11. Gastrointestinal Pathologies
  12. Urinary Pathologies
  13. Reproductive Pathologies, Conditions, and Sexually Transmitted Infections
  14. Cancer
  15. Mental Disorders
  16. Aging and Massage

Appendix A: Abbreviations, Acronyms, Eponyms, and Symbols

Appendix B: Medical Prefixes, Suffixes, and plurals

Appendix C: Body Planes, Cavities, Regions, Fluid Compartments, and Body Movements

Appendix D: Skin Lesions

Appendix E: Research Literacy