ABC of Complementary Medicine / Edition 2

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This revised and updated edition of the ABC of Complementary Medicine offers an authoritative introduction to complementary therapies.

Taking an independent standpoint, neither promoting nor disparaging complementary therapies, this second edition includes the latest information on efficacy of treatments and provides a new emphasis on patient management. The ABC of Complementary Medicine is an invaluable guide to any doctor who encounters complementary medicine in clinical practice.

"...focuses on the most common alternative therapies practiced outside conventional health care institutions... discusses the potential benefits of acupuncture, homeopathy, & chiropractic treatments...a guide to decision-making."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405136570
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/28/2008
  • Series: ABC Series, #41
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Catherine Zollman: General Practitioner, Bristol, UK

Andrew Vickers: Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, New York.

Janet Richardson: Reader in Nursing and Health Studies, Faculty of Health and Social Work, University of Plymouth, UK.

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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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