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The Herbal Internet Companion: Herbs and Herbal Medicine Online

The Herbal Internet Companion: Herbs and Herbal Medicine Online

by David J Owen
     
 

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Besides listing hundreds of reliable Internet sites & what can be found there, An Herbal Internet Companion discusses criteria for assessing the quality of health information on the Internet. This up-to-date volume shows readers how to find the information they need about:
• consumer/patient needs & frequently asked questions
• mailing lists,

Overview

Besides listing hundreds of reliable Internet sites & what can be found there, An Herbal Internet Companion discusses criteria for assessing the quality of health information on the Internet. This up-to-date volume shows readers how to find the information they need about:
• consumer/patient needs & frequently asked questions
• mailing lists, chat rooms, & newsgroups providing herbal information
• laws, standards, & regulations
• associations & organizations dealing with herbal medicine
• consumer protection, health fraud, & quackery
• clinical trials & evidence about specific products
• Internet resources in specialized health areas such as cancer & AIDS
• side effects, adverse reactions, & drug interactions
• online indexes & databases such as MEDLINE
• ... And much more!

Editorial Reviews

4 Stars! from Doody
Constance Grauds
A must-have for anyone serious about herbs and herbal medicine. . . . Takes the mystery and confusion out of the navigation through the excessive amounts of information about herbs on the Internet. Anyone seeking consistent,quality information on herbs and herbal medicines should have this book as part of their research library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789010520
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/30/2001
Pages:
193
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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