Disease awareness and infection control

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Review of Mosby’s Pathology for Massage Therapists, by Salvo and Anderson.

As a massage therapists we are accountable to providing safe and ethical care to the public in accordance with the standards of our profession. It is our responsibility to ensure that our infection control practices are current and meet professional requirements which include the application of evidence based measures and the use of professional judgment. Because of our type of work human-to-human contact we have to use precautions which include for example mandatory hand washing, cleaning and disinfecting massage equipment and being in a good health to perform treatment.

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