Mosby's Pathology for Massage Professionals, 5th Edition

Author
By Susan G. Salvo, EdD, LMT, BCTMB
ISBN
9780323765213
Publication Date
07-12-2021
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  • Coverage of more than 300 pathologies provides students with ample information without being overwhelming.
  • More than 500 full-color photographs help students recognize common diseases and conditions.
  • Case studies in each chapter encourage students to apply their knowledge and develop clinical reasoning skills.
  • UNIQUE! Hospital-Based Massage chapter covers different protocols needed for massage therapists working in institutionalized care settings and provides useful information about working with clients who are medically fragile or in hospice care.
  • User-friendly, comprehensive format makes it easy to find key information with learning objectives, a systems overview that includes the aging process, and pathologies that feature descriptions, etiologies, signs and symptoms, current treatment measures including medications in bold-italics for easy identification, and massage modifications.

Get complete massage pathology information in one convenient text! Mosby's Pathology for Massage Professionals, 5th Edition provides concise pathology information, along with specific therapeutic recommendations. Coverage of more than 300 pathologies shows you how to appropriately tailor treatment, and more than 500 full-color photographs make it easier to recognize common pathologies. Written by massage therapy educator, researcher, and practitioner Dr. Susan Salvo, this resource provides the pathology knowledge you need to succeed in the classroom and in your career.


Key Features
  • Coverage of more than 300 pathologies provides students with ample information without being overwhelming.
  • More than 500 full-color photographs help students recognize common diseases and conditions.
  • Case studies in each chapter encourage students to apply their knowledge and develop clinical reasoning skills.
  • UNIQUE! Hospital-Based Massage chapter covers different protocols needed for massage therapists working in institutionalized care settings and provides useful information about working with clients who are medically fragile or in hospice care.
  • User-friendly, comprehensive format makes it easy to find key information with learning objectives, a systems overview that includes the aging process, and pathologies that feature descriptions, etiologies, signs and symptoms, current treatment measures including medications in bold-italics for easy identification, and massage modifications.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780323765213
Author Information By Susan G. Salvo, EdD, LMT, BCTMB, Director of Education and Instructor at Louisiana Institute of Massage Therapy
Table of Content

1. Introduction to Pathology and Infection Control

2. Treatment Planning: Intake, Consent, and Documentation

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. Oncology Massage

15. Mental Disorders

16. Geriatric Massage

17. Hospital-based Massage Therapy

Publication Date 07-12-2021
Pages 532
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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