Is the holistic movement a legitimate alternative to traditional medicine or a misguided attempt to alleviate the suffering of individuals who are anxious for any sign of hope? Examining Holistic Medicine offers a comprehensive collection of essays that analyzes the rhetoric and method of holism. The theory, method, and practice of holistic medicine are carefully scrutinized by a distinguished group of scholars from philosophy, medicine, nursing, medical psychology, and biomedical history.
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Some good sections - reads like it's doctrinaire. There may be nothing in C/AM, but the books starts off with that conclusion like the public speaker who is there to make points, not to examine issues - tell them what you're going to tell them (conclusion), then tell them, then tell you want you told them (repeat or reiterate the previously announced conclusions).