Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists

ISBN-10: 0323055885
ISBN-13: 9780323055888
Edition: 2nd 2009
Authors: Susan G. Salvo
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Description: Salvo's Pathology presents more than just a parade of diseases. It takes the reader through health assessment and client consultation, covers sanitation and hygiene, refreshes on physiology pertinent to the pathology and pathophysiology covered in  More...

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Book details

List price: $66.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Salvo's Pathology presents more than just a parade of diseases. It takes the reader through health assessment and client consultation, covers sanitation and hygiene, refreshes on physiology pertinent to the pathology and pathophysiology covered in the text, and talks about general contraindications and endangerment sites before moving into the pathologies themselves. More than 300 pathologic conditions are covered in chapters divided by system. An entire chapter on Cancer and another on Mental and Emotional Illness are new additions to this edition. Each pathology presents the following information: Description, Signs and Symptoms, Etiology, Treatment, and Precautions. Pathologies are also accompanied by full color illustrations and photos plus a traffic light icon indicating whether it is safe to proceed with massage (green), there are cautions (yellow), or the massage is contraindicated (red). Local contraindications are distinguished with an "L," to indicate massage is unsafe only in certain areas and the therapist can proceed with the massage for the rest of the body. Helpful appendices and a glossary round out the book.

Disease Awareness and Infection Control
Treatment Planning
Medications
Dermatologic Pathologies
Musculoskeletal Pathologies
Neurologic Pathologies
Endocrine Pathologies
Cardiovascular Pathologies
Lymphatic and Immune Pathologies
Respiratory Pathologies
Gastrointestinal Pathologies
Urinary Pathologies
Reproductive Pathologies, Conditions, and Sexually Transmitted Infections
Cancer
Mental Disorders
Appendixes
Quick Reference List
Endangerment Sites
Drug Monograph: Acetaminophen
Research Methods
Basic Life Support for Adults and Children (One Rescuer)

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