Massage for the Hospital Patient and Medically Frail Client

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 220 pages

This is an essential, one-of-a-kind resource for gaining the skills and knowledge you need to provide safe, effective massage therapy to patients in acute care settings and private practice clients who are medically frail. As demand grows for massage therapy in acute care, many bodyworkers seek to broaden their ability to meet this important need. To paraphrase the author: For many touch therapists, massage is more than a job or a profession--it's a calling.

With the knowledge gained from this expertly written book, you will be able to confidently provide massage therapy in the hospital, other care settings, and for clients affected by health problems. It's the ideal guide for student bodyworkers and practitioners, educators, hospital administrators, and a wide range of medical professionals.

 

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*portrayal of how massage therepy complements medical treatments to increase comfort, improve clinical outcomes and provide wholness in both clients and thoes who care for them *an easy-to-use format ... Read full review

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Excellent information for those working in a Healthcare setting!

Contents

CONTENTS
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COMMON REASONS FOR HOSPITALIZATION
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BLAZING NEW TRAILS
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