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Clinical Massage in the Healthcare Setting E Book


Clinical Massage in the Healthcare Setting   E Book
  • Author : Sandy Fritz
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2008-01-28
  • ISBN : 9780323070690
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Covering advanced massage therapy skills, this practical resource prepares you to work with medical professionals in a clinical setting, such as a hospital, hospice, long-term care, or other health-related practice. It discusses the many skills you need to succeed in this environment, helping you become a contributing member of an integrated team. Also covered are the essentials of clinical massage, such as indications and contraindications, review of massage methods, range of motion testing, SOAP note documentation, and a massage therapy general protocol. Case studies show how a multidisciplinary approach applies to real-world clients. By coordinating your work with other health professionals, you can enhance patient care in any clinical setting! Includes a DVD with: Two hours of video showing specific applications, featuring author Sandy Fritz. A complete general protocol for massage. State-of-the-art animations depicting biologic functions and medical procedures. 700 full-color illustrations accompany procedures, concepts, and techniques. An integrated healthcare approach covers the healthcare environment and the skills necessary to be a contributing member of an integrated healthcare team. A research-based focus emphasizes research, clinical reasoning, and outcome-based massage application — for effective massage application in conjunction with healthcare intervention. A complete general protocol provides a guide to treating disorders and maintaining wellness, with recommendations for positioning and interventions, using a step-by-step sequence that can easily be modified to meet a patient's specific needs. A palliative protocol helps you temporarily relieve a patient's symptoms of disorders or diseases. Case studies focus on outcome-based massage for individuals with multiple health issues, detailing assessment, medical intervention, justification for massage, and session documentation. Coverage of advanced massage therapy skills and decision-making skills includes specific themes for effective massage application, allowing you to consolidate massage treatment based on the main outcomes — useful when working with individuals with multiple pathologies or treatment needs. A discussion of aromatherapy provides safe recommendations for the use of essential oils in conjunction with massage, to promote healing of the body and mind. Descriptions of illness and injury include relevant anatomy/physiology/pathophysiology, as well as strategies and massage applications to use for pain management, immune support, stress management, chronic illness, and post-surgical needs. Coverage of insurance and reimbursement issues relates to you as a massage professional. Strategies for general conditions such as substance abuse, mental health, orthopedic injury, and cardiovascular disorders help you specialize in clinical massage. Expert authors provide knowledge in research, massage therapy in healthcare, and manual therapies. Learning resources include chapter outlines, chapter learning objectives, key terms, and workbook-style exercises. A companion Evolve website includes: PubMed links to research supporting best practices and justification for massage application. More information on topics such as insurance, pharmacology, and nutrition. More information on anatomy and physiology and other subjects. A comprehensive glossary with key terms and some audio pronunciations.

Mosby s Pathology for Massage Therapists


Mosby s Pathology for Massage Therapists
  • Author : Susan G. Salvo
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 2008-12-01
  • ISBN : 9780323055888
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists, Second Edition, provides complete pathology information with specific message considerations in one convenient text! You'll discover how to adapt massage techniques to ease pain and discomfort, promote healing, and ensure the safety of your clients for a wide range of medical conditions. Unmistakable "stoplight" icons let you know when massage is indicated (green), when to proceed with caution (yellow), and when massage is contraindicated (red)." --Book Jacket.

Massage for the Hospital Patient and Medically Frail Client


Massage for the Hospital Patient and Medically Frail Client
  • Author : Gayle MacDonald
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release : 2005
  • ISBN : 0781747058
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This is an essential resource for learning massage in the acute care setting. As the need for massage in hospitals has grown, many massage therapists and massage students are developing their skills in this environment to broaden their practice and meet market demand. The text explores pressure adjustments, site restrictions, and positioning needs for hospital patients and medically frail clients. An easy-to-use conceptual format covers common medical devices and procedures, standard precautions, the relationship between pharmaceuticals and massage, charting, and collecting patient data. Illustrations demonstrate body mechanics, draping, room preparation, and more.

Modalities for Massage and Bodywork


Modalities for Massage and Bodywork
  • Author : Elaine Stillerman
  • Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
  • Release : 2009
  • ISBN : NWU:35557000175719
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Explore 21 of the top modalities in massage practice today with direction from leading experts in each modality."--Back cover.

Mosby s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage


Mosby s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage
  • Author : Sandy Fritz
  • Publisher : Mosby Incorporated
  • Release : 2009
  • ISBN : NWU:35557000173003
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Accompanying DVD-ROMs contain ... "more than three hours of video on techniques, body mechanics, and more, plus anatomy and physiology animations that demonstrate concepts from the book."--Page 4 of cover.