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Essentials of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

by Wayne B. Jonas

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Four out of ten patients visited a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner last year--Your Patients! Essentials of Complementary and Alternative Medicine provides you with the information you need to understand this phenomenon. This practical source brings together today's leading CAM researchers and practitioners to offer the reader insights into the social and scientific foundations of CAM, the safety and efficacy of CAM products and practices, and overviews of 20 commonly used CAM modalities. Essentials of Complementary and Alternative Medicine helps you inform, educate, and treat patients who are interested in or currently using CAM. Part I, Social and Scientific Foundations of CAM, discusses the history, ethics, and scientific study of CAM. Part II discusses the safety of many CAM products and practices, including herbs, dietary and nutritional products, and homeopathy. Part III provides overviews of 20 common CAM modalities, including Ayurvedic Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Naturopathy. Today's health care practitioners need new knowledge and skills to effectively treat patients who are using or considering CAM. Essentials of Complementary and Alternative Medicine is your indispensable source for understanding CAM and its impact on your practice.
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Four out of ten patients visited a complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practitioner last year--Your Patients! Essentials of Complementary and Alternative Medicine provides you with the information you need to understand this phenomenon. This practical source brings together today's leading CAM researchers and practitioners to offer the reader insights into the social and scientific foundations of CAM, the safety and efficacy of CAM products and practices, and overviews of 20 commonly used CAM modalities. Essentials of Complementary and Alternative Medicine helps you inform, educate, and treat patients who are interested in or currently using CAM. Part I, Social and Scientific Foundations of CAM, discusses the history, ethics, and scientific study of CAM. Part II discusses the safety of many CAM products and practices, including herbs, dietary and nutritional products, and homeopathy. Part III provides overviews of 20 common CAM modalities, including Ayurvedic Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Naturopathy. Today's health care practitioners need new knowledge and skills to effectively treat patients who are using or considering CAM. Essentials of Complementary and Alternative Medicine is your indispensable source for understanding CAM and its impact on your practice. Recommended in the Brandon/Hill selected list of print books and journals for the small medical library - April 200

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