ABC of Complementary Medicine / Edition 2

ABC of Complementary Medicine / Edition 2

by Catherine Zollman
     
 

Complementary medicine is an increasing feature of healthcare. The ABC of Complementary Medicine provides a practical, concise and clear overview of this emerging field. This thoroughly revised and updated second edition offers an authoritative introduction to complementary therapies.

The ABC of Complementary Medicine answers common concerns about

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Overview

Complementary medicine is an increasing feature of healthcare. The ABC of Complementary Medicine provides a practical, concise and clear overview of this emerging field. This thoroughly revised and updated second edition offers an authoritative introduction to complementary therapies.

The ABC of Complementary Medicine answers common concerns about complementary medicine and gives guidance on making appropriate decisions in the real world of clinical practice. It provides structured information on each of the major complementary therapies, gives an overview and advice on the current situation regarding complementary medicine within the NHS, and outlines strategies for discussing complementary medicine with patients.

Given the increasing proliferation of information on complementary medicine, much of it promotional or partisan, the ABC of Complementary Medicine provides doctors and other health professionals with essential guidance from an authoritative source.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405136570
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2008
Series:
ABC Series, #41
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.60(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

1 What is Complementary Medicine?: Catherine Zollman.

2 Users and Practitioners of Complementary Medicine: Catherine Zollman, Kate Thomas, and Clare Relton.

3 Complementary/Integrated Medicine in Conventional Practice: Catherine Zollman, Jane Wilkinson, Amanda Nadin, and Eleanor Lines.

4 Acupuncture: Catherine Zollman and Andrew Vickers.

5 Herbal Medicine: Catherine Zollman and Andrew Vickers.

6 Homeopathy: Catherine Zollman and Andrew Vickers.

7 Hypnosis and Relaxation Therapies: Catherine Zollman, Andrew Vickers, Gill McCall, and Janet Richardson.

8 Manipulative Therapies: Osteopathy and Chiropractic: Catherine Zollman, Andrew Vickers, and Alan Breen.

9 Massage Therapies: Catherine Zollman, Andrew Vickers, Sheila Dane, and Ian Brownhill.

10 Unconventional Approaches to Nutritional Medicine: Catherine Zollman, Andrew Vickers, Sheila Dane, Kate Neil, and Ian Brownhill.

11 Complementary Medicine and the Patient: Catherine Zollman

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