Anatomy and Physiology for Holistic Therapists

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Author: Francesca Gould

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748793563

Category: Medical

Page: 204

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The best selling book for holistic therapists by Francesca Gould has now been updated and revised with a new full color design. It makes learning fun through enjoyable activities such as crossword puzzles. It is a basic level text describing anatomy and physiology in the simplest terms for those wanting to learn the basics in a holistics or beauty therapy context.

Professional Beauty Therapy

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Author: Scott

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844807086

Category:

Page: 480

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This resource pack contains a wealth of supplementary material to support lecturers in the delivery and assessment of all the mandatory and optional units for NVQ level 3 Beauty Therapy. The material within is available for you to photocopy and distribute among your students to provide further assessment opportunities in the classroom. Clearly cross-referenced to the textbook, Professional Beauty Therapy: The Official Guide to Level 3 by Lorraine Nordmann, Pamela Linforth, Lorraine Appleyard and Jo Crowder, this resource pack will help you and your students to make the most of the information and activities in their textbook.

Body Massage for Holistic Therapists

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Author: Francesca Gould

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748776542

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 266

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This book has been written specifically for holistic therapy students and is invaluable for any major body massage course. It includes a full body massage routine, with each massage movement illustrated with clear, specially commissioned step-by-step photographs. It covers advanced massage techniques such as neuromuscular massage, shiatsu, acupressure and deep tissue massage.

Anatomy and Physiology Workbook For Dummies

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Author: Erin Odya,Pat DuPree

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119473667

Category: Science

Page: 384

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Practice your way to a high score in your anatomy & physiology class The human body has 11 major anatomical systems, 206 bones, and dozens of organs, tissues, and fluids—that’s a lot to learn if you want to ace your anatomy & physiology class! Luckily, you can master them all with this hands-on book + online experience. Memorization is the key to succeeding in A&P, and Anatomy & Physiology Workbook For Dummies gives you all the practice you need to score high. Inside and online, you'll find exactly what you need to help you understand, memorize, and retain every bit of the human body. Jam packed with memorization tricks, test-prep tips, and hundreds of practice exercises, it’s the ideal resource to help you make anatomy and physiology your minion! Take an online review quiz for every chapter Use the workbook as a supplement to classroom learning Be prepared for whatever comes your way on test day Gain confidence with practical study tips If you’re gearing up for a career in the medical field and need to take this often-tough class to fulfill your academic requirements as a high school or college student, this workbook gives you the edge you need to pass with flying colors.

Clinical Massage in the Healthcare Setting - E-Book

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Author: Sandy Fritz,Leon Chaitow,Glenn Hymel

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323070698

Category: Medical

Page: 848

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Covering advanced massage therapy skills, this practical resource prepares you to work with medical professionals in a clinical setting, such as a hospital, hospice, long-term care, or other health-related practice. It discusses the many skills you need to succeed in this environment, helping you become a contributing member of an integrated team. Also covered are the essentials of clinical massage, such as indications and contraindications, review of massage methods, range of motion testing, SOAP note documentation, and a massage therapy general protocol. Case studies show how a multidisciplinary approach applies to real-world clients. By coordinating your work with other health professionals, you can enhance patient care in any clinical setting! Includes a DVD with: Two hours of video showing specific applications, featuring author Sandy Fritz. A complete general protocol for massage. State-of-the-art animations depicting biologic functions and medical procedures. 700 full-color illustrations accompany procedures, concepts, and techniques. An integrated healthcare approach covers the healthcare environment and the skills necessary to be a contributing member of an integrated healthcare team. A research-based focus emphasizes research, clinical reasoning, and outcome-based massage application — for effective massage application in conjunction with healthcare intervention. A complete general protocol provides a guide to treating disorders and maintaining wellness, with recommendations for positioning and interventions, using a step-by-step sequence that can easily be modified to meet a patient's specific needs. A palliative protocol helps you temporarily relieve a patient's symptoms of disorders or diseases. Case studies focus on outcome-based massage for individuals with multiple health issues, detailing assessment, medical intervention, justification for massage, and session documentation. Coverage of advanced massage therapy skills and decision-making skills includes specific themes for effective massage application, allowing you to consolidate massage treatment based on the main outcomes — useful when working with individuals with multiple pathologies or treatment needs. A discussion of aromatherapy provides safe recommendations for the use of essential oils in conjunction with massage, to promote healing of the body and mind. Descriptions of illness and injury include relevant anatomy/physiology/pathophysiology, as well as strategies and massage applications to use for pain management, immune support, stress management, chronic illness, and post-surgical needs. Coverage of insurance and reimbursement issues relates to you as a massage professional. Strategies for general conditions such as substance abuse, mental health, orthopedic injury, and cardiovascular disorders help you specialize in clinical massage. Expert authors provide knowledge in research, massage therapy in healthcare, and manual therapies. Learning resources include chapter outlines, chapter learning objectives, key terms, and workbook-style exercises. A companion Evolve website includes: PubMed links to research supporting best practices and justification for massage application. More information on topics such as insurance, pharmacology, and nutrition. More information on anatomy and physiology and other subjects. A comprehensive glossary with key terms and some audio pronunciations.

Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology

Foundations for Clinical Practice

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Author: Will Beachey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323511066

Category: Cardiovascular system

Page: N.A

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Prepare to think critically, take a more clinical perspective, and connect theory with practice! Written specifically for respiratory care students in an easy-to-understand format, Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology: Foundations for Clinical Practice, 4th Edition details applied respiratory and cardiovascular physiology and how anatomy relates to physiological functions. Content spans the areas of detailed anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and renal systems, and covers the physiological principles underlying common therapeutic, diagnostic, and monitoring therapies and procedures. Thoroughly updated to reflect changes in the NBRC exam, this comprehensive, clinically relevant text features open-ended concept questions that help you learn how to think like the expert you aim to become. Chapter outlines, chapter objectives, key terms, and a bulleted points to remember feature highlight important concepts and make content more accessible. Open-ended concept questions require reasoned responses based on thorough comprehension of the text, fostering critical thinking and discussion. Clinical Focus boxes throughout the text place key subject matter in a clinical context to help you connect theory with practice by understanding how physiology guides clinical decision-making in the real world. Appendixes contain helpful tables, formulas and definitions of terms and symbols. Evolve resources include a 600-question test bank in NBRC-style, PowerPoint presentations with ARS questions, an image collection, and an answer key to concept questions. UPDATED! Thoroughly updated content reflects changes in the NBRC exam. NEW and UPDATED! New images enhance understanding of key concepts.

Massage and Aromatherapy

A Practical Approach

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Author: Lyn Goldberg

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748758753

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 254

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A student-centred approach with activities, progress check questions and key terms highlighted. Highly illustrated and practical approach. An essential text covering the Level 3 NVQ units related to body massage and aromatherapy. Emphasis on good practice.

Anatomy and Physiology Student Workbook

2,000 Puzzles and Quizzes

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Author: Kate L. Tierney

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781468175806

Category: Education

Page: 316

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The fourth edition of Anatomy & Physiology Student Workbook continues to be one of the most popular guides on the market today, offering an enjoyable and highly effective way to learn this difficult subject. Designed for those pursuing careers in the Healthcare Field such as Occupational Therapists, Nurses or Holistic Therapists, this hands on guide is a fantastic way to blow away those cob webs and get the brain working!There are 2,000 quizzes and puzzles in total, divided into 13 chapters. Each of the 13 chapters represents a separate system of the body and contains a variety of question types along with a comprehensive answer grid at the end of each chapter.You will find:Multiple Choice Questions, True/False Quizzes, Fill in the Blanks,Matching Answers with Questions,Short Answer Quizzes,Crosswords Puzzles,Word Search Puzzles,These quizzes are designed to be repeated as many times as it takes until you become so familiar with the answers that you no longer have to look at your text books.Don't let anatomy and physiology beat you, it is a tough subject but it can be mastered. Using this guide will help you do exactly that. You will become the anatomy and physiology expert you never thought you'd be!

Introduction to Intravenous Therapy for Health Professionals - E-Book

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Author: Eugenia M. Fulcher,Margaret Schell Frazier

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323277705

Category: Medical

Page: 176

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Designed for existing courses within the MA curricula, this text provides initial preparation for the principles and techniques of intravenous therapy. Students will learn the basic knowledge necessary to safely and precisely administer basic IV fluids and medications within the scope of practice for their particular health care profession. Each chapter is organized with chapter outlines, learning objectives, key words with definitions, and chapter summaries. Includes a basic review of anatomy and physiology to provide a fundamental understanding of how IV therapy can interact with each body system. A variety of exercises (such as IV calculations or patient teaching) are integrated within each chapter to reinforce the learning of often-difficult concepts. Includes an array of worksheets on the companion Evolve website (such as drugs, charting, or drug and dosage calculations) to provide practice tools for the student. Each chapter concludes with multiple-choice review questions to test students' knowledge of the content within that chapter. Provides a Competency Check Sheet with standards for performance and to meet competency-based education requirements.

Anatomy and Physiology for Therapists

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Author: Jeanine Connor

Publisher: Heinemann Library, a Division of Re

ISBN: 9780435449407

Category: Human anatomy

Page: 208

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A full colour reference guide written specifically for therapists, covering the anatomy and physiology required for beauty therapy and holistic courses.

The Anatomy Physiology Workbook for Beauty & Holistic Therapies at Levels 1-3

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Author: Tina Parsons

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844804580

Category: Holistic medicine

Page: 272

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Created exclusively for beauty and holistic therapy students studying at levels 1, 2 and 3, The Anatomy & Physiology Workbook will help you to fully understand the effects you can have on the different parts of the body when performing beauty and holistic treatments in the salon, at college or at home. By helping you to get to grips with the A&P elements of your course, this workbook will help you to help your clients achieve overall health and wellbeing, and even help the body to function better. Written to match the current national occupational standards and using state-of-the-art illustrations, the workbook brings A&P to life and covers exactly what you need to know. Full of fun exercises, tasks and activities for you to complete, The Anatomy & Physiology Workbook breaks down the different systems of the human body into colourful, easy-to-follow, bite-size chunks so you can understand the body better. With plenty of space for you to fill in your answers, colour in, label diagrams, and make notes, everything you do in your workbook can be easily detached and included as portfolio evidence to support your learning at all three levels. The Anatomy & Physiology Workbook provides all the support you will need to succeed as a beauty or holistic therapist, whatever your qualification or mode of study.

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology

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Author: Valerie C Scanlon,Tina Sanders

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803643756

Category: Medical

Page: 697

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Leading the way for nearly 25 years with unsurpassed clarity, content, and completeness. A student-friendly writing style, superb art program, a wealth of learning opportunities in every chapter, and online activities instill confidence every step of the way. It’s the perfect introduction to the world of anatomy.

Understanding Anatomy & Physiology

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Author: Gale Sloan Thompson

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803643918

Category: Medical

Page: 538

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Tackle a tough subject in bite-sized pieces. A seeming huge volume of information is organized into manageable sections to make complex concepts easy to understand and remember. You begin with an overview of the body, including its chemical and cellular structures, then progress to one-of-a-kind portrayals of each body system, grouped by function. A wealth of full-color illustrations, figures, sidebars, helpful hints, and easy-to-read descriptions make information crystal clear. Each unique page spread provides an entire unit of understanding, breaking down complex concepts into easy-to-grasp sections.

Reflexology

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Author: Susan Cressy

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435451042

Category: Reflexology (Therapy)

Page: 232

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Providing a comprehensive route through the most popular reflexology qualifications, this text has now been revised to provide full coverage of hand reflexology. Step-by-step photos clearly illustrate the skills and technique needed for each procedure, and the layout and design of the anatomy and physiology section will clearly explain the subject.

The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System

Workbook

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Author: Edith J. Applegate

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721666389

Category: Anatomy

Page: 206

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Crisp and concise language, an incredible art program, and thought-provoking features combine to offer students an accessible gateway to the knowledge they need. The third edition includes more medical terminology content, a new design with eye-catching illustrations, and the engagingly interactive Body Spectrum CD-ROM! In addition to the new features, there's hallmark content on aging of the body, representative disorders, and more it's coverage that's easy to read and understand, regardless of prior scientific knowledge.