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Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage - Text and Elsevier Adaptive Learning Package

Corresponding chapter-by-chapter to Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, 5e, Elsevier Adaptive Learning combines the power of brain science with sophisticated, patented Cerego algorithms to help you learn faster and remember longer. It’s fun; it’s engaging; and it’s constantly tracking your performance and adapting to deliver content precisely when it’s needed to ensure core information is transformed into lasting knowledge.

Paperback,

Published: December 2014

Imprint: Mosby

ISBN: 978-0-323-35228-4

Contents

  • 1. Therapeutic Massage as a Profession
    2. Ethics, Professionalism and Legal Issues
    3. Business Considerations for a Career in Therapeutic Massage
    4. Massage and Medical Terminology for Professional Record Keeping
    5. Research Literacy and Evidence-Based Practice
    6. Indications and Contraindications for Therapeutic Massage
    7. Hygiene, Sanitation, and Safety
    8. Body Mechanics
    9. Preparation for Massage: Equipment, Professional Environment, Positioning and Draping
    10. Massage Manipulations and Techniques
    11. Assessment Procedures for Developing a Care/Treatment Plan
    12. Complementary Bodywork Systems
    13. Massage Career Tracks and Practice Settings
    14. Adaptive Massage
    15. Wellness Education
    16. Case Studies
    Appendix A. Indications and Contraindications to Massage
    Appendix B. Skin Pathology: Common Skin Disorders
    Appendix C. Basic Pharmacology for the Massage Therapist

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