Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

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Marc S. Micozzi
Churchill Livingstone, Jan 1, 2001 - Medical - 464 pages
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The cornerstone text in the popular series Medical Guides to Complementary and Alternative Medicine, edited by Dr. Micozzi, FUNDAMENTALS OF COMPLEMENTARY & ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE returns fully updated and expanded in its second edition. The unique approach in this book provides the historical background of alternative healing systems, in addition to the most up-to-date information on scientific research, plus basic clinical applications. Rather than attempting to address every conceivable alternative therapy, this text instead explores those that are best supported by clinical trials and hard evidence, making it a particularly valuable reference within traditional medical settings. Intended as an introduction to the topic of alternative medicine, Dr. Micozzi's book has become the standard among medical and health care professionals who wish to learn about incorporating these procedures into an allopathic practice.

A Volume in the Medical Guides to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Series

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Contents

TRADITIONAL MEDICAL SYSTEMS
301
Maharishi Ayurveda
366
AppendixNative American Medicinal Plants
405
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About the author (2001)

Marc S. Micozzi, M.D., Ph.D., is adjunct professor of pharmacology and physiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine and the founding director of the Policy Institute for Integrative Medicine in Washington, D.C. The author and editor of "Fundamentals of Complementary & Alternative Medicine" and coauthor of "The Spiritual Anatomy of Emotion", "Your Emotional Type, New World Mindfulness, " and "Avicenna's Medicine, " he lives in Bethesda, Maryland, and Rockport, Massachusetts.

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