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cover image - Mosby's PDQ for Massage Therapists - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,2nd Edition
ISBN: 9780323168458
Publication Date: 11-25-2008
Page Count: 216
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $27.95

Mosby's PDQ for Massage Therapists - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Mosby and Sandy Fritz, MS, NCTMB

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9780323168458
Publication Date: 11-25-2008
Page Count: 216
Imprint: Mosby
List Price: $27.95
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Ideal for both massage students and practicing therapists, this pocket-sized reference provides key information in a handy, easy-to-use format! Bullet lists, tables, and numerous full-color line drawings and photos make this reference ideal for use on the go. This second edition is thoroughly updated and includes new muscle illustrations and new sections on how nutrition and common medications affect massage-treatment planning, helping you provide even more effective treatment for your clients.
    • A quick-reference format provides all of the key information you need with fast-access illustrations, charts, and tables.
    • The pocket-sized format and spiral binding allow the book to lay flat so you can quickly reference the pages you need while leaving your hands free to work.
    • User-friendly, full-color design includes vibrant illustrations, as well as highlights and clarifies important facts to help you easily find what you need.
    • Muscle illustrations and an updated muscle chart provide quick reminders of muscle locations and actions to assist in assessment and treatment planning.
    • The latest nutritional information, with a chart of vitamins and minerals, helps you keep track of patients’ nutritional intake.
    • An updated section on body mechanics with numerous color photos demonstrates correct positioning and posture to perform various strokes and techniques for more effective practice.
    • Updated content on pharmacology and medication helps you provide safe and effective massage with information on the most commonly used medications and their effects on pain sensation.
  • Anatomy

    1. Systems and Organs

    2. Functions of ANS

    3. Joint Movements

    4. ROM

    5. Muscles


    Safety and Precautions

    6. Standard Precautions

    7. Endangerment Sites


    Massage Application

    8. Licensing, Certification, Scope of Practice

    9. Benefits of Therapeutic Massage

    10. Body Mechanics

    11. Draping Suggestions

    12. Outcome Massage Sequence

    13. Quality of Touch

    14. Adapting During Massage Based on Safety and Outcomes

    15. Hydrotherapy

    16. Lymphatic Drain and Blood Circulation

    17. Common Trigger Points

    18. Connective Tissue

    19. Chakra, Color, Music Therapy

    20. Meridians

    21. Reflexology

    22. Stages of Soft Tissue Healing

    23. Development of Treatment Plan

    24. Abdominal Massage


    Documentation

    25. Taking a Health History

    26. Treatment Plan Form

    27. SOAP Notes

    28. Common Abbreviations

    29. Common Word Roots

    30. Common Prefixes

    31. Common Suffixes


    Assessment, Pain, and Pathology

    32. Palpation Assessment

    33. Posture Assessment

    34. Muscle Testing Assessment

    35. Joint vs Soft Tissue Assessment

    36. Referred Pain

    37. Pain Assessment Factors

    38. Pain Rating Scales

    39. Assessment Scale for Pitting Edema to Determine Appropriateness for Lymphatic Drain

    40. Characteristics of Headaches

    41. Diseases and Indications/Contraindications for Massage

    42. Disorders Related to Chronic Inflammation

    43. Skin Pathologies

    44. Common Stress Responses

    45. Common Drugs by Class

    46. Common Herbal Supplements

    47. Functions and Sources of Vitamins

    48. Functions and Sources of Selected Minerals


    Tools

    49. Basic Life Support

    50. Heart Attack Warning Signs

    51. English-Spanish Translation Guide

    52. Sign Language Chart

    53. Research Vocabulary

    54. Glossary
  • Mosby and Sandy Fritz, MS, NCTMB, Founder, Owner, Director, and Head Instructor, Health Enrichment Center, School of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Lapeer, Michigan
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