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Author MacDonald, Gayle, 1950- author

Title Massage for the hospital patient and medically frail client / Gayle MacDonald
Published Baltimore, Md. : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005


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Description xv, 220 pages : illustrations, tables ; 28 cm
Series LWW in touch series.
Contents Ch. 1. The revival of hospital massage -- Ch. 2. Reviewing the research -- Ch. 3. Adapting to hospital culture -- Ch. 4. Infection control practices -- Ch. 5. Pressure, site, and position - a clinical framework -- Ch. 6. Common reasons for hospitalization or medical treatment -- Ch. 7. Common conditions and symptoms -- Ch. 8. Common medical devices and procedures -- Ch. 9. Medications -- Ch. 10. Referrals, orders, and intake -- Ch. 11. The massage session -- Ch. 12. Documentation -- Ch. 13. Blazing new trails
Summary "This is an essential, one-of-a-kind resource for gaining the skills and knowledge you need to provide safe, effective massage therapy to patients in acute care settings and private practice clients who are medically frail. It's the ideal guide for student bodyworkers and practitioners, educators, hospital administrators, and a wide range of medical professionals."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Massage -- Nursing.
Complementary therapies -- Nursing
Physical therapy techniques -- Utlization
Physical therapy.
Massage therapy.
Hospital patients.
Physical Therapy Modalities -- statistics & numerical data.
Massage -- nursing.
Complementary Therapies -- nursing.
LC no. 2004048269
ISBN 0781747058