This well-written book contains information on common bacterial, fungal and viral skin diseases encountered in the massage therapy clinic. It is full of practical and interesting information, such as signs, symptoms, contraindications, and “what to do” if accidental contact is made with a client’s skin condition. Each skin condition is visually depicted by large photographs in vivid color.
Use this book as a quick reference when determining how to deal with a client with an unusual skin condition.
Details: 6 chapters, 175 pages. Pocket-size (4.25x 5.50 inches).
Price: $35.00 (plus shipping).
Infectious and Contagious Diseases– A Reference Guide for Manual Therapists
This four-page reference guide is a concise, practical summary of the most common diseases that the massage therapist may encounter in the clinic. It is packed with over 45 different conditions, such as abscesses, herpes, scabies, shingles and more. Each condition clearly states whether standard, contact, airborne or droplet precautions are appropriate. Additional comments for decision-making are included. All information is current and practical, and based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
Details: 4 pages; Letter-size (8.50 x 11.00 inches).
Price: $15.00 (plus shipping).
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The book and reference guide are written BY a massage therapist FOR massage therapists. Both are “must have” reference materials for all bodywork clinics!