Accidents happen, even in the structured, pampering environment of a professionally-run salon or spa. How often have you asked yourself What would I do if...? What would you do if a client had a heart attack or suddenly stopped breathing? What should you do if your client is burned or breaks out in a strange rash during treatment? The Esthetician's Guide to Client Safety and Wellness is designed to offer practical, safety-based information and tips to decrease the possibility of infection, as well as accidents or injuries during treatment or service. An entire section is dedicated to cautions and contraindications relating to medications that can affect treatment choices, especially for clients dealing with health conditions. Considering the many inherent exposures not only to the client but to those actually working in the spa, clinic and salon environment the Estheticians Guide to Client Safety and Wellness is an essential tool and an invaluable resource for esthetic and cosmetology professionals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Lymph drainage massage is a technique utilized by massage therapists to provide relief from edema, an accumulation of fluids in the tissues that causes swelling. This book provides a scientifically-accurate explanation of the lymphatic system, the theory behind lymph drainage massage, and explains when it should be performed. Also provided is an explanation of the application of lymph drainage massage to the needs of well clients, rather than focusing on pathology, since most massage therapists and estheticians will not be treating lymph edema disease in their work. The book offers step-by-step procedures for facial and upper and lower body massage, giving you practical information that can be applied immediately. With an aging baby boomer generation and the population at large increasingly focused on well-being, technicians whether beginners or those looking to review and broaden their skills are increasingly interested in learning about lymph drainage massage and how it can enhance their clients' experience as well as their own careers. Milady's Guide to Lymph Drainage Massage can play a vital role in accomplishing all of these goals. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
This second edition of this popular resource provides comprehensive information on health maintenance and promotion in the care of women in a primary care setting. Revised and updated content to reflect the latest research and trends including the latest on hormone replacement therapy, the current Bethesda Guidelines for reporting and managing cervical cytology, and new information and guidelines on sexually transmitted diseases. A new chapter is also included on complementary therapies in women's health. Additional topics covered include adolescent women's health, women & sexuality, infertility, breast health, common gynecologic disorders, health during pregnancy and psychosocial health problems. Primary care physicians, family practice physicians, physician assistants, residents, nurse practitioners.