Pathology A to Z: A Handbook for Massage Therapists
Now in its Third Edition, this handbook focuses on pathology needs for massage therapists, and is organized alphabetically according to diseases. It covers over 400 conditions encountered by massage therapists, and provides descriptions followed by Cause, Signs and Symptoms, Risk Factors and Caution and Recommendations to Therapists. Features include marginal notes providing more information on the topic presented, color illustrations showing some common skin conditions, a section on strategies for prevention of infection, and for safe practice, and coverage of side effects of common drugs.A bound-in, fully searchable CD-ROM includes all condition information from the text, plus audio pronunciations, illustrations, and a glossary.
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