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Complementary and Alternative Medicine

An Illustrated Colour Text

by Allan Cumming

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Published by Churchill Livingstone .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages85
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7529054M
ISBN 100443073740
ISBN 109780443073748
OCLC/WorldCa70764677

Updated chapters feature new content and topics, including: challenges in integrative medicine, legal issues, CAI in the community, psychometric evaluation, placebo effect, stress management, and much more! Less is known about many CAM therapies, and research has been slower for a number of reasons: Time and Complementary and Alternative Medicine book issues Problems finding institutions and cancer researchers to work with on the studies Regulatory issues CAM therapies need to be evaluated with the same long and careful research process used to evaluate standard treatments. Even if your doctor can't recommend a specific practitioner, he or she can help you understand possible risks and benefits before you try a treatment. Includes Ayurveda, Chinese medicine, flower remedies, herbs, home remedies, aromatherapy, vitamin therapy and homeopathy. Updated guides on common herbal remedies in clinical practice, East and Southeast Asia, and native North and South America deliver the latest information.

In general, there has been a lack of research because large, carefully controlled medical studies are costly. Please try again. Traditional Chinese Medicine Originating in ancient China, this practice has evolved over thousands of years. Even though there may be ads or claims that something has been used for years, they do not prove that it's safe or effective.

The book focuses on the CAM therapies most often used and therefore, most likely to effect a physician's practice. Also known as hypnosis, it's been found to promote weight loss, Complementary and Alternative Medicine book back pain, and aid in smoking cessation in some scientific studies. What are some examples of integrative approaches? Outlining step-by-step treatments that are easy to understand and apply, this is an indispensable addition to every family's home medical library, with essential information about: the curative powers of herbal medicines such as Chamomile, Echinacea, Fennel, and Burdock Root; using massage therapy to treat headaches, coughs, asthma, and motion sickness; the most effective natural treatments for respiratory problems and digestive disorders; recognizing symptoms that indicate you should seek medical advice; natural treatments for colds, flu, and fevers; safe, nonsynthetic therapies uniquely designed for infants. Many manufacturers employ rigorous quality-control measures and produce high-quality products, whereas others produce poorer-quality products with regard to purity and levels of active compounds.


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Complementary and Alternative Medicine by Allan Cumming Download PDF Ebook

Coverage of CAI therapies and systems includes those most commonly encountered or growing in popularity, so you can carefully evaluate each treatment.

Lifelines: Complementary and Alternative Medicine book and Alternative Medicine Dr. The editors take a two-pronged approach to the subject.

Many of these "natural" products are considered to be safe because they are present in, or produced by, nature. Though practices may differ from tribe to tribe foundations of Native American healing include plants, story-telling, tobacco, music, smudging, and ceremonies.

Interested in finding out more? They discuss the underlying principles and their relevance to conventional medicine and provide in-depth information on specific therapies for common medical conditions. Examples of herbal remedies include ginseng, ginkgo and echinacea; examples of dietary supplements include glucosamine sulfate, chondroitin and SAMe.

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The book focuses on the CAM therapies most often used and therefore, most likely to effect a physician's practice.

However there are others that have been found to be ineffective or possibly harmful. It is easy to use and understand making it a great educational tool. Too much of any vitamin is not safe, even in a healthy person.

What does the research say about integrative medicine? These methods include reflexologyosteopathyand rolfing. The former is clearly defined, with minor Complementary and Alternative Medicine book variations in its underlying philosophy and clinical methods.

Standard medical care is medicine that is practiced by health professionals who hold an M. Outlining step-by-step treatments that are easy to understand and apply, this is an indispensable addition to Complementary and Alternative Medicine book family's home medical library, with essential information about: the curative powers of herbal medicines such as Chamomile, Echinacea, Fennel, and Burdock Root; using massage therapy to Complementary and Alternative Medicine book headaches, coughs, asthma, and motion sickness; the most effective natural treatments for respiratory problems and digestive disorders; recognizing symptoms that indicate you should seek medical advice; natural treatments for colds, flu, and fevers; safe, nonsynthetic therapies uniquely designed for infants.

In addition, some may affect how well other medicines work in your body. Or ask if someone at your cancer center, such as a social worker or physical therapist can help you. It's especially important to consult your doctor if you are pregnant, have medical problems or take prescription medicine.

Credit: iStock Complementary and alternative medicine CAM is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard medical care.

Standard cancer treatments have generally been studied for safety and effectiveness through an intense scientific process that includes clinical trials with large numbers of patients.Filled with the most up-to-date information on scientific theory and research and updated contributions from world experts, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 5th Edition gives you a solid foundation of the therapies and evidence-based clinical applications for CAM – and expands your global perspective with new and /5(14).

I have been a fan of Dr. Edzard Ernst for over a decade. His book Trick of Treatment, co-written with Simon Singh, was one of the first books I read on alternative medicine that gave me a perspective of just what “alternative medicine” was (or purported to be).As a pharmacist working occasionally in a drug store that focused on supplements and products like homeopathy, I knew these.

Practitioners like you have been turning to Micozzi’s comprehensive CAM text for the past 20 years. Filled with the most up-to-date information on scientific theory and research and updated contributions from world experts, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 5th Edition gives you a solid foundation of the therapies and evidence-based clinical applications for.The cornerstone text in the pdf series Medical Guides to Pdf and Alternative Medicine, edited by Dr.

Micozzi, FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE returns fully updated and expanded in its second edition. The unique approach in this book provides the historical background of alternative healing systems, in addition to the most up-to-date information on scientific.Complementary and download pdf medicine (CAM) therapies, by whatever name they are called, have existed from antiquity.

Recognition of the widespread use of CAM by the people of the United States has given new emphasis to the need to better understand the effects of these treatments from the perspective of personal and public health.Ebook 26,  · Check out the differences between alternative, complementary, and integrative medicine to help you or a loved one navigate through therapy options.

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