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Osteopathic medicine is a holistic method of health care that focuses on manipulative treatments to maintain the harmonious balance of the body's interactions. OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE: A Reformation in Progress offers a broad-based introduction to the basic tenets of osteopathic medicine, from the roots of osteopathic reformation to its present and future role in primary care medicine. It addresses the problems that the osteopathic profession has faced and continues to face, and offers concrete and proactive recommendations for the future. Both osteopathic practitioners and physicians who practice mainstream medicine can benefit from the theories and practices presented in this intriguing text.
• Broad-based approach serves as an excellent introduction to osteopathic medicine Clear style of presentation
• Examines osteopathy within a social context, identifying the influences that sparked its creation as well as its ever-evolving role in the modern health care system
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||7.99(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.37(d)|
Table of Contents
Section I: The Beginning. Osteopathic Medicine Philosophy. Progress Through the Years.
Section II: The Present. Osteopathic Medicine in Primary Care. Osteopathic Medicine in Specialty Care. Osteopathic Philosophy in Mainstream Healthcare.
Section III: The Future