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Massage Therapy


Apply evidence-based practice in massage therapy
Evidence for massage is information on massage practice that researchers and therapists collect in a systematic manner (Sackett et al. 2000). In the past, therapists relied heavily on their clinical intuition and past experience to guide treatment decisions.
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Determine the best massage therapy practices for older adult populations
While consumers identify MT as a favored treatment option (Barnes, Bloom, and Nahin 2008), there is no conclusive evidence supporting any specific MT techniques for the medical conditions common to older adults.
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Examine the effects and safety of massage therapy in cancer care
This section reviews research evidence on the safety, feasibility, and effectiveness of MT across the cancer care spectrum in both children and adults and examines the effectiveness and limitations of MT to reduce both cancer- and treatment-related symptoms, such as pain, depression, anxiety, nausea, and fatigue.
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Teaching research literacy and evidence-based practice
The skills needed for research literacy and EBP have been traditionally taught in medical education as stand-alone courses or workshops.
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Create an effective case report
CRs have the same basic structure as other research articles, but also have some unique features.
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Massage Therapy
Integrating Research and Practice
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Massage Therapy: Integrating Research and Practice presents research examining evidence for the use of various massage techniques in treating conditions and special populations. The text covers information from fields such as kinesiology, medicine, nursing, physical therapy, and psychology.

© 2012
Book   320 pages
ISBN-13: 9780736085656

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