Healing with Complementary & Alternative Therapies

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Cengage Learning, 2001 - Health & Fitness - 520 pages
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This complete book presents healing techniques in complementary and alternative medicine as a way to promote optimal health care. It discusses the concept and origination of healing, as well as introduces the reader to healers and the techniques they use in the health care industry. It shows how healing fits in with our contemporary health care industry, and suggests the best place, time and condition for seeking alternative and complementary care. Documented, scientific research supports the effectiveness of healing techniques. (KEYWORDS: alternative medicine, complementary medicine, holistic nursing, CAM, healing, natural medicine)
  

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Contents

CONCEPT OF HEALING
3
DRIVING MARKET FORCES
41
THERAPIES
63
Classification of CAM Practices
69
Strategies for Use and Practice
76
INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE
82
MINDBODY THERAPIES
158
POSTURE AND MOBILITY
189
TOUCH THERAPIES AND BODYWORK
210
MISCELLANEOUS THERAPIES
283
HEALERS AND THE HEALED
303
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Lynn Keegan, PhD, RN, is an internationally recognized author, seminar-leader and nurse educator. She is the Director of Bodymind Systems, a health care consulting agency. She has served as a nursing faculty member of three major universities and currently teaches both graduate and undergraduate nursing students at two different schools in Texas.

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