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Your Springboard for Learning in Bodywork and Movement

Paperback
978-1-912085-54-5
2
264
70 color photographs and drawings
276x220
Not yet published
17 August 2020
Handspring Publishing

£42.59 GBP / $59.95 USD

Massage Therapy

Hands in Health Care, Second edition

Massage Therapy for the Adult Hospital Patient

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This is the second edition of a highly successful book – the only one available on this topic. The first edition was written by a well-known massage therapist and author, Gayle MacDonald, and the second edition adds a co-author, Carolyn Tague, and a major contributor, Carolyn Jauco-Trott. All three are well known and respected in the field of hospital massage therapy. The second edition focusses solely on the adult patient and has new chapters on aromatherapy massage, self-care, and cultural sensitivity. It also incorporates new sections on palliative care, eating disorders and addiction. The new edition is highly illustrated with full color photographs and drawings, including many new illustrations.

Preface

Glossary

Chapter 1 – The revival Of hospital massage

Chapter 2 – Reviewing the research

Chapter 3 – Adapting to hospital culture

Chapter 4 – Infection control practices

Chapter 5 – Pressure, site and position – a clinical framework

Chapter 6 – Common reasons for hospitalization or medical treatment (including eating disorders, palliative care and addiction)

Chapter 7 –  Common conditions and symptoms

Chapter 8 – Common medical devices and procedures

Chapter 9 – Medications

Chapter 10 – Referrals, orders and intake

Chapter 11 – The massage session

Chapter 12 – Aromatherapy

Chapter 13 – Cultural sensitivity

Chapter 14 – Self-care

Chapter 15 – Documentation

Appendix A – Glossary of touch modalities

Appendix B – Additional sample forms

Appendix C – Test yourself answers

Index

 

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Gayle MacDONALD

Gayle MacDonald MS LMT is a pioneer in the teaching and practise of massage therapy.

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Carolyn TAGUE

Carolyn Tague MA, CMT teaches and practises at UCSF Medical Center.

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Hands in Health Care, Second edition

Massage Therapy for the Adult Hospital Patient

£42.59 GBP / $59.95 USD Free delivery in the UK and USA

This is the second edition of a highly successful book – the only one available on this topic. The first edition was written by a well-known massage therapist and author, Gayle MacDonald, and the second edition adds a co-author, Carolyn Tague, and a major contributor, Carolyn Jauco-Trott. All three are well known and respected in the field of hospital massage therapy. The second edition focusses solely on the adult patient and has new chapters on aromatherapy massage, self-care, and cultural sensitivity. It also incorporates new sections on palliative care, eating disorders and addiction. The new edition is highly illustrated with full color photographs and drawings, including many new illustrations.

Preface

Glossary

Chapter 1 – The revival Of hospital massage

Chapter 2 – Reviewing the research

Chapter 3 – Adapting to hospital culture

Chapter 4 – Infection control practices

Chapter 5 – Pressure, site and position – a clinical framework

Chapter 6 – Common reasons for hospitalization or medical treatment (including eating disorders, palliative care and addiction)

Chapter 7 –  Common conditions and symptoms

Chapter 8 – Common medical devices and procedures

Chapter 9 – Medications

Chapter 10 – Referrals, orders and intake

Chapter 11 – The massage session

Chapter 12 – Aromatherapy

Chapter 13 – Cultural sensitivity

Chapter 14 – Self-care

Chapter 15 – Documentation

Appendix A – Glossary of touch modalities

Appendix B – Additional sample forms

Appendix C – Test yourself answers

Index

 

Paperback
978-1-912085-54-5
2
264
70 color photographs and drawings
276x220
Not yet published
17 August 2020
Handspring Publishing

£42.59 GBP / $59.95 USD

Massage Therapy

Find out when this publication becomes available to order

We will use this data to notify you when this publication is available, and for no other purpose.
Gayle MacDONALD

Gayle MacDonald MS LMT is a pioneer in the teaching and practise of massage therapy.

Read More ›

Carolyn TAGUE

Carolyn Tague MA, CMT teaches and practises at UCSF Medical Center.

Read More ›

You may also be interested in:

Bulk discounts
for course
instructors
Ordering for
your class?
Get in touch >