Professional's Handbook of Complementary & Alternative Medicines / Edition 3

Professional's Handbook of Complementary & Alternative Medicines / Edition 3

by Juan R. Avila
     
 


This fully updated Third Edition provides the latest worldwide research on every herbal agent in common use today. Monographs are based on the results of clinical studies, examining the existing evidence and comparing it with manufacturer's claims. Each monograph covers the most commonly known generic name, synonyms, common trade names, common forms, source,… See more details below

Overview


This fully updated Third Edition provides the latest worldwide research on every herbal agent in common use today. Monographs are based on the results of clinical studies, examining the existing evidence and comparing it with manufacturer's claims. Each monograph covers the most commonly known generic name, synonyms, common trade names, common forms, source, chemical components, actions, reported uses, dosage, adverse reactions broken down by body system, interactions, contraindications and precautions, special considerations, analysis, and references. New to this edition are 15 new herbal monographs and Patient Counseling Tips in a quick–reference format. Appendices include potential drug–herb interactions, potentially unsafe plants, herbal agents resource list, and an herbal agent information sheet.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582552439
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
976
Product dimensions:
4.52(w) x 7.52(h) x 1.23(d)

Table of Contents


  1. How to use this book
  2. Guide to abbreviations
  3. Overview of complementary and alternative medicines
  4. Complementary and alternative medicines A to Z
  5. Potentially unsafe plants
  6. Plant families
  7. Alternative medicine resource list
  8. Alternative medicine information sheet
Index

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