Pathology A to Z

A Handbook for Massage Therapists
Pathology A to Z 9780781747998
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Publication Date: Jan 23, 2009
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Edition: Third
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781747998
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Description

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.

Features

--Indices organized by disease and body system for easy reference.
--Uniform format that provides readability, quick reference.
--Notes in the margin supplement information on topic discussed.
--Color photographs illustrate some common skin conditions that massage therapists are likely to encounter.
--A section on strategies for the prevention of infection, and on safe practice, with simple precautions offered.
--Coverage of some side effects of drugs.
--Companion CD-ROM that contains all textual condition information plus provides audio pronunciations, plus illustrations, glossary and search capabilities.
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Ancillary Assests

Instructor's Resources include:

  • PowerPoint slides
  • Brownstone Test Generator
  • Fully searchable online text in Ready Reference Engine
  • Audio pronunications
  • Quiz Bank
  • Appendices
  • Glossary
  • Bonus Table on Helminthic Infections
  • Image Bank
  • Student Resources include:

  • Appendices
  • Glossary
  • Fully searchable online text in Ready Reference Engine
  • Audio pronunications
  • Bonus Table on Helminthic Infections
  • Image Bank
  • Quiz Bank
  • Visit http://thepoint.lww.com/PremkumarPatho3E for more information.

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    Specs

    • Edition: Third
    • Product Format: Spiralbound
    • ISBN: 9780781747998
    • Trim Size: 7 x 10
    • Pages: 384
    • Pub Date: Jan 23, 2009
    • Weight: 2.0

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    Table of contents

    Preface

    Alphabetical Listing of Diseases

    Glossary

    Index