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Description - Yoga for Nurses by Ingrid Kollak

Mental stress and chronic pain are leading causes for failure and breakdown in nursing and other health professions. This unique book contains a series of Yoga exercises specifically for the fatigue-stricken health professional. This book details a Yoga practice for managing stress and relieving pain, while gaining the strength necessary to work efficiently for patients and with colleagues.The exercises are presented within an anatomical and physical framework, with health professionals describing the afflicted part of the body, reasons for pain, and the beneficial effects of Yoga. This book offers a tested therapy to health professionals to resolve mental and physical stress from work; and explains Yoga using titles and languages familiar to health professionals as well as excellent photos. It is usable both inside and outside healthcare settings.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780826138323
ISBN-10: 0826138322
Format: Paperback
Pages: 144
Imprint: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 10-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Ingrid Kollak

Ingrid Kollak holds a doctorate in literature and is a registered nurse. Currently she is Professor, Alice-Salomon University of Applied Sciences (ASFH), in Berlin, and since 1995, has acted as chair Division of Health and Nursing Management there, with previous teaching in the Bachelors and Master programs. She is well noted in the US for her work in the conceptual bases for nursing theories and in the EU for her work on intercultural perspectives at play in health care. She is editor of three books in the field of nursing, and is the author of Springer Publishing's title "Yoga for Nurses" Dr. Kollak authors a monthly yoga column in the German journal Health Professions.

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