Integrative Medicine: Text with BONUS PocketConsult Handheld Software / Edition 2

Integrative Medicine: Text with BONUS PocketConsult Handheld Software / Edition 2

by David Rakel
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416029540

ISBN-13: 9781416029540

Pub. Date: 02/07/2007

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Drawing on solid scientific evidence as well as extensive first-hand experience, this manual provides the practical information you need to safely and effectively integrate complementary and alternative treatment modalities into your practice. It explains how alternative therapies can help you fight diseases that do not respond readily to traditional treatments...

Overview

Drawing on solid scientific evidence as well as extensive first-hand experience, this manual provides the practical information you need to safely and effectively integrate complementary and alternative treatment modalities into your practice. It explains how alternative therapies can help you fight diseases that do not respond readily to traditional treatments... presents integrative treatments for a full range of diseases and conditions, including autism, stroke, chronic fatigue syndrome, and various forms of cancer...explores how to advise patients on health maintenance and wellness...and offers advice on topics such as meditation, diet, and exercises for back pain. 24 new chapters, a new organization, make this landmark reference more useful than ever.

• Provides dosages and precautions to help you avoid potential complications.
• Delivers therapy-based pearls to enhance your patient care.
• Facilitates patient education with helpful handouts.

• Offers helpful icons that highlight the level and quality of evidence for each specific modality.
• Includes bonus PDA software that lets you load all of the therapeutic review sections onto your handheld device.
• Presents a new organization, with numerous section headings and subheadings, for greater ease of reference.
• Provides additional clinical practice and business considerations for incorporating integrative medicine into clinical practice.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416029540
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/07/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
1264
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.10(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Integrative Medicine

1. The Philosophy of Integrative Medicine
2. Creating Optimal Healing Environments
3. The Integrative Evaluation
4. Creating a Health Plan
5. Creating Our Own Health Plan
6. Evidence-Based Medicine and Clinical Decision Making
7. The Business of Integrative Medicine

Part II. Integrative Approach to Disease

Section 1. Affective Disorders

8. Depression
9. Anxiety Disorders
10. Attention Deficit Disorder
11. Autism

Section 2. Neurology

12. Alzheimer’s Disease
13. Headache
14. Peripheral Neuropathy
15. Multiple Sclerosis
16. Parkinson’s Disease

Section 3. Infectious Disease

17. Otitis Media
18. Sinusitis
19. Viral Upper Respiratory Infection
20. HIV/AIDS
21. Herpes Simplex
22. Hepatitis
23. Urinary Tract Infections
24. Yeast Infections

Section 4. Cardiovascular Disease

25. Hypertension
26. Congestive Heart Failure
27. Coronary Artery Disease
28. Peripheral Vascular Disease
29. Cardiac Arrhythmia
30. Stroke (Cerebrovascular Disease)

Section 5. Allergy/Intolerance

31. Asthma
32. The Allergic Patient
33. Multiple Chemical Sensitivity

Section 6. Metabolic/Endocrine Disorders

34. Insulin Resistance Syndrome
35. Diabetes Mellitus
36. Hypothyroidism
37. Osteoporosis
38. Obesity
39. Hyperlipidemia

Section 7. Gastrointestinal Disorders

40. Irritable Bowel Syndrome
41. GERD
42. Peptic Ulcer Disease
43. Cholelithiasis
44. Recurring Abdominal Pain in Pediatrics

Section 8. Autoimmune Disorders

45. Fibromyalgia
46. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
47. Rheumatoid Arthritis
48. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis)

Section 9. Obstetrics/Gynecology

49. Integrative Approach to Pregnancy
50. Post Dates Pregnancy
51. Labor Pain Management
52. Nausea & Vomiting in Pregnancy
53. Menopause
54. Premenstrual Syndrome
55. Dysmenorrhea
56. Leiomyomata

Section 10. Urology

57. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
58. Urolithiasis
59. Chronic Prostatitis
60. Sexual Dysfunction

Section 11. Musculoskeletal

61. Osteoarthritis
62. Chronic Low Back Pain
63. Neck Pain
64. Gout
65. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
66. Plantar Fasciitis

Section 12. Dermatology

67. Atopic Dermatitis
68. Psoriasis
69. Urticaria
70. Aphthous Stomatitis
71. Seborrheic Dermatitis
72. Acne/Rosacea
73. Warts

Section 13. Cancer

74. Integrative Approach to Cancer
75. Breast Cancer
76. Lung Cancer
77. Prostate Cancer
78. Colon Cancer
79. Skin Cancer
80. End of Life Care

Section 14. Ophthalmology

81. Cataracts
82. Macular Degeneration
83. Conjunctivitis

Section 15. Longevity

84. Maintaining Health

Part III. Tools For Your Practice

Section 1. Lifestyle

85. Nutrition
86. Food Allergies
87. How to Recommend an Elimination Diet
88. The Glycemic Index
89. The Anti-inflammatory (omega-3) Diet
90. The DASH Diet
91. Exercise
92. Writing an Exercise Prescription
93. Breathing Exercises

Section 2. Mind-Body

94. Self-Hypnosis Techniques
95. Relaxation Techniques
96. Guided Imagery
97. Journaling for Health
98. Forgiveness
99. Recommending Meditation
100. Mindfulness
101. Motivational Interviewing Techniques

Section 3. Biochemical

102. Recommending Antioxidants
103. Using Compounding Pharmacies
104. Prescribing Botanicals
105. Side Effects and Precautions of Botanicals and Nutritional Supplements
106. Detoxification
107. Functional Medicine and Laboratory Evaluations

Section 4. Biomechanical

108. Strain/Counterstrain
109. Prescribing Movement Therapies
110. Acupuncture for Headache
111. Acupuncture for Nausea & Vomiting

Section 5. Bioenergetics

112. Taking a Spiritual History
113. Therapeutic Homeopathy

Section 6. Other

114. Medical Informatics
115. Creating Ceremony and Ritual in the Medical Encounter

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