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Fund. of Complement. and Integr. Medicine - 4th edition

Fund. of Complement. and Integr. Medicine (ISBN10: 1437705774; ISBN13: 9781437705775)
ISBN13: 978-1437705775
ISBN10: 1437705774

Summary: Focusing on therapies best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence, Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine describes the most prevalent and the fastest-growing CAM therapies in use today. Prominent author Dr. Marc Micozzi provides a historical background of CAM, creating a solid foundation and context for therapies in current practice. Coverage of systems and therapies includes mind, body, and spirit; traditional Western healing; and traditional ethnomedi ...show morecal systems from around the world. Discussions include homeopathy, massage and manual therapies, chiropractic, a revised chapter on osteopathy, herbal medicine, aromatherapy, naturopathic medicine, and nutrition and hydration. With its wide range of topics, this is the ideal CAM reference for both students and practitioners! An evidence-based approach focuses on treatments best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence.Coverage of CAM therapies and systems includes those most commonly encountered or growing in popularity, so you carefully evaluate each treatment.Global coverage includes discussions of traditional healing arts from Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Americas.Longevity in the market makes this a classic, trusted text.Expert contributors include well-known writers such as Kevin Ergil, Patch Adams, Joseph Pizzorno, Victor Sierpina, and Marc Micozzi himself.Suggested readings and references in each chapter list the best resources for further research and study.New, expanded organization covers the foundations of CAM, traditional Western healing, and traditional ethnomedical systems from Asia, Africa, and the Americas, putting CAM in perspective and making it easier to understand CAM origins and contexts. NEW content includes legal and operational issues in integrative medicine, creative and expressive arts therapies, ecological pharmacology, hydration, mind-body thought and practice in America, osteopathy, reflexology, South American healing, traditional medici ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 10
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Publisher: Vitalsource Technologies, Inc.
Year Published: 2010
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