Conversations In Complementary And Alternative Medicine: Insights And Perspectives From Leading Practitioners / Edition 1

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Based on 27 interviews with top experts in complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), this text covers the following CAM modalities: acupuncture, chiropractic, massage therapy, and herbal medicine. Each of the authors identifies and answers the most often asked questions in their particular CAM specialty, providing readers with evidence-based practice and extensive resources (such as books and web sites) that can assist in answering furthering CAM studies. The text also covers issues related to ethics, culture, education, and research.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763738884
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 3/9/2006
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 282
  • Sales rank: 1,296,369
  • Product dimensions: 7.62 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.59 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 History of complementary and alternative medicine 1
Ch. 2 Health information, managed care, and complementary and alternative medicine 9
Ch. 3 Ethics and complementary and alternative medicine 21
Ch. 4 The influences of culture in complementary and alternative medicine 33
Ch. 5 Education and clinical issues in complementary and alternative medicine 43
Ch. 6 Traditional Chinese medicine 55
Ch. 7 Ayurveda 63
Ch. 8 Homeopathy 77
Ch. 9 Naturopathic medicine 87
Ch. 10 Biofeedback 95
Ch. 11 Hypnosis 103
Ch. 12 Music therapy and the effects of music 115
Ch. 13 Yoga 123
Ch. 14 Spirituality and health 133
Ch. 15 Herbal medicines and other natural products 145
Ch. 16 Chiropractic medicine 155
Ch. 17 Massage therapy 165
Ch. 18 Acupuncture and acupressure 177
Ch. 19 Taiji (t'ai chi) 185
Ch. 20 Reiki 195
Ch. 21 Therapeutic touch 209
Ch. 22 Bioelectromagnetic therapy 219
Ch. 23 Reflexology 227
Ch. 24 Research in complementary and alternative medicine 237
Ch. 25 Integrating clinical practice with complementary and alternative medicine 247
Ch. 26 Integrative medicine : the common ground? 257
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