Morag Currin, "Oncology Esthetics: A Practitioner's Guide Revised & Expanded"
2014 | EPUB/MOBI | 649 pages | ISBN: 1937235173 | English | 7 / 12 MB
FULL COLOR IMAGES! Oncology Esthetics: A Practitioners Guide Revised & Expanded Edition is an essential resource for any esthetician who wants to improve his/her knowledge on the science of caring for clients with cancer or who are undergoing cancer treatment. Morag Currin offers an enhanced edition following the success of the original Oncology Esthetics with a Revised and Expanded edition which provides a more in-depth look at personalized treatments for clients with oncology-related skin issues.
As a reference and guide to the ever expanding study of Oncology Esthetics, educated estheticians can become experts in the value of nurturing touch, skin reactions that come as a result of cancer treatment, esthetic oncology massage and the use of appropriate skin care.
This edition provides more information on biological therapies and skin side effects as well as background knowledge of different types of cancer, stages and origins. Each therapy chapter covers the treatments, reactions, side effects, and the role the esthetician plays in helping to alleviate symptoms. Personal stories are also provided in the book to prove the need base for personalized esthetics and spa treatments for oncology-related skin issues. Currin emulates her philosophy that The key to success is providing each client with their own, individual protocol that pertains to their specific condition.
New Expanded topics in this edition include:
Recognizing skin abnormalities and understanding the skin s reaction to cancer therapies
Oncology drug reactions on the skin from certain ingredients in skin care products
Ethnic skins and how certain cancers effect different skin types
How certain spa treatments can be modified for clients with cancer or who are undergoing treatment
Understanding the lymphatic system while performing oncology massage therapy during treatment and recovery
Utilizing the correct skin care products during treatment and recovery and why certain ingredients are used in oncology skin treatment
This book is useful for anyone with the need to know about cancer in language that is uncomplicated, easy-to-follow and organized.