Professional's Handbook of Complementary & Alternative Medicines / Edition 2

Professional's Handbook of Complementary & Alternative Medicines / Edition 2

by Charles W. Fetrow, Juan R. Avila
     
 

ISBN-10: 1582550980

ISBN-13: 9781582550985

Pub. Date: 06/01/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This second edition of the popular Professional's Handbook of Complementary & Alternative Medicines gives readers the facts about herbal agents, not exaggerated and unverified claims. Monographs are taken from the results of scientific studies, not anecdotal reports. Each monograph covers the most commonly known generic name, synonyms, common trade names,

Overview

This second edition of the popular Professional's Handbook of Complementary & Alternative Medicines gives readers the facts about herbal agents, not exaggerated and unverified claims. Monographs are taken from the results of scientific studies, not anecdotal reports. Each monograph covers the most commonly known generic name, synonyms, common trade names, common forms, source, chemical components, actions, reported uses, dosage, adverse reactions, interactions, contraindications and precautions, special considerations, analysis, and references.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582550985
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/01/2001
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
912
Product dimensions:
4.36(w) x 7.56(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

About the authorsv
Acknowledgmentsvii
Forewordix
Prefacexi
How to use this bookxiii
Abbreviationsxvii
Complementary and alternative medicines
Overview of complementary and alternative medicines1
Complementary and alternative medicines A to Z15
Appendices and index
Therapeutic monitoring guidelines888
Potentially unsafe plants892
Alternative medicines to avoid during pregnancy898
Plant families902
Alternative medicine resource list905
Alternative medicine information sheet907
Index909

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