Complementary Medicine in Clinical Practice: Integrative Practice in American Healthcare

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David Rakel, Nancy Faass
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Medical - 553 pages
The resources in this book are offered to empower you with greater access to the therapies of complementary medicinethose supported by research evidence and most widely accepted by physicians and consumers. Expanding the continuum of care to include lifestyle and complementary therapies can provide additional tools to address the health concerns that challenge our patients.
 

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Contents

Who Uses Complementary Medicine?
9
Chapter
10
Phasing in Integrative Medicine
23
Chapter
36
Preventable Causes of Disease
41
CLINICAL NUTRITION
59
Chapter
62
Index
104
Prescribing Relaxation Techniques
217
THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE
233
Definitions of Clinical Massage and Bodywork
253
CHIROPRACTIC
331
Efficacy of Spinal Manipulation
353
Research on Spinal Physiology
373
Six Perspectives on Herniated Disc Treatment
392
Whole Complex Herbs
412

Exercise Is Medicine
125
Chapter 35
142
Hypnosis
193
Chapter 47
202
Migraine Case Studies
427
Enhancing AntiInflammatory Drug Effects with Botanicals
446
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