|Author||: Gayle MacDonald|
|Publisher||: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|File Size||: 27,8 Mb|
|Release Date||: 31 March 2023|
|Pages||: 250 pages|
|Rating||: 5/5 (2 users)|
Massage for the Hospital Patient and Medically Frail Client Book PDF Online
This is an essential resource for learning massage in the acute care setting. As the need for massage in hospitals has grown, many massage therapists and massage students are developing their skills in this environment to broaden their practice and meet market demand. The text explores pressure adjustments, site restrictions, and positioning needs for hospital patients and medically frail clients. An easy-to-use conceptual format covers common medical devices and procedures, standard precautions, the relationship between pharmaceuticals and massage, charting, and collecting patient data. Illustrations demonstrate body mechanics, draping, room preparation, and more.