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Pharmacology for Massage Therapy

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Pharmacology for Massage Therapy

Procedures and Quick Reference

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Pharmacology for Massage Therapy: Procedures and Quick Reference by Jean M. Wible
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This cutting-edge text leads readers through a deductive reasoning process for developing safe and individualised massage therapy protocols for clients receiving drug therapy. Providing comprehensive coverage of clinical pharmacology, readers will learn a practical method for assessing the affects of drug therapies on their clients and its relationship to massage therapy. The book features standard format for each drug classification including: Massage implications and assessment through a series of questions, presents a deductive reasoning process for understanding the relationship between drugs and massage, and how to develop safe and effective protocols Phamacokinetics - the movement of drugs within biological systems Pharmacodynamics - the biochemical and physical effects of drugs and the mechanisms of drug actions Pharmacotherapeutics - the use of drugs to prevent and treat disease Adverse reactions/warnings u highlighted in pronounced "Side Effect boxes Commonly used drug names - both proprietary and generic Lecturers - Click here to order an Inspection Copy of this title

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Pharmacology and Massage Therapy Chapter 2: Fundamentals of Clinical Pharmacology Chapter 3: Autonomic Nervous System Drugs Chapter 4: Neurologic and Neuromuscular Drugs Chapter 5: Pain Medications Chapter 6: Cardiovascular Drugs Chapter 7: Hematologic Drugs Chapter 8: Respiratory Drugs Chapter 9: Gastrointestinal Drugs Chapter 10: Anti-Infective Drugs Chapter 11: Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Anti-Allergy Drugs, and Immunosuppressants Chapter 12: Psychiatric Drugs Chapter 13: Endocrine Drugs Chapter 14: Drugs for Fluid and Electrolyte Balance Chapter 15: Cancer Drugs Chapter 16: Herbs, Supplements, and Alternative Medicine Appendix A: Case Studies Appendix B: Medication Assessment Form for Massage Therapy Appendix C: Answers to Quick Questions Glossary Index Drug Index
Release date NZ
September 1st, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations
75 illustrations
Imprint
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Pages
320
Dimensions
216x277x19
ISBN-13
9780781747981
Product ID
1819249

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