Complementary & Alternative Therapies for Nursing Practice

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005 - Medical - 510 pages
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A clearly written book that provides an excellent introduction to alternative therapies. Systematized health care practices, botanical healing, manual healing methods, mind-body techniques, spiritual therapies, and more. For nurses and practitioners in allied health fields who seek to expand their practice to offer wider choices to consumers of health care.

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Karen Lee Fontaine, R.N., M.S.N., is Professor of Nursing at Purdue University Calumet, where she has been teaching for 20 years. She is also a certified sex therapist and maintains a private practice coun-seling individuals and couples. Her publishing awards include the American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award (2000) for Healing Practices: Alternative Therapies for Nursing and the Annual Nursing Book Review Sigma Theta Tau (2000) for Mental Health Nursing (4th edition). Her distinguishing academic honors include the Luther Christman Excellence in Published Writing Award, Gamma Phi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau, Rush University (1997) and Distinguished Lecturer, Sigma Theta Tau International (1994 1995). She has also served on the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy since 2000.

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