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Healing, Hype or Harm?: A Critical Analysis of Complementary or Alternative Medicine
     

Healing, Hype or Harm?: A Critical Analysis of Complementary or Alternative Medicine

by Edzard Ernst
 

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The scientists, academics and practitioners writing this book are not 'against' complementary or alternative medicine (CAM), but they are very much 'for' evidence-based medicine and single standards. They aim to counter-balance the many uncritical books on CAM and to stimulate intelligent, well-informed public debate.
TOPICS INCLUDE: What is CAM? Why is it so

Overview

The scientists, academics and practitioners writing this book are not 'against' complementary or alternative medicine (CAM), but they are very much 'for' evidence-based medicine and single standards. They aim to counter-balance the many uncritical books on CAM and to stimulate intelligent, well-informed public debate.
TOPICS INCLUDE: What is CAM? Why is it so popular? Patient choice; Reclaiming compassion; Teaching CAM at university; Research on CAM; CAM in court; Ethics and CAM; Politics and CAM; Homeopathy in context; Concepts of holism in medicine; Placebo, deceit and CAM; Healing but not curing; CAM and the media.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845407117
Publisher:
Andrews UK
Publication date:
09/09/2013
Series:
Societas , #8
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
865 KB

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