The Clinician's Handbook of Natural Medicine

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Dec 7, 2015 - Medical - 1008 pages

Get instant, easy access to the natural medicine expertise you need with The Clinician's Handbook of Natural Medicine, 3rd Edition. Written by leading authorities in complementary and integrative medicine, this portable handbook offers clear and rational directives on diagnosing and treating 80 diseases and disorders with natural medicine. Inside the pages you'll find concise summaries of diagnostic procedures, general considerations, therapeutic considerations, and therapeutic approaches for each condition, as well as naturopathic treatment methods like dietary changes, physical therapy advice, exercise modifications, and recommended supplements and botanical medicines. Based on Pizzorno's trusted Textbook of Natural Medicine, 4th Edition and the most current evidence available, it's your key to accessing reliable, natural diagnosis and treatment options in any setting.

  • More than 80 algorithms throughout text synthesize therapeutic content and provide support for clinical judgment with a conceptual overview of case management.
  • Combination of expert author team and scientifically verified content assures this handbook contains the most reliable coverage of diagnostic and natural treatment methods.
  • Well-organized format utilizing consistent headings helps you make fast and accurate diagnoses.
  • Light, portable size enables you to easily carry the handbook along with you in practice.
  • NEW! Updated content reflects the latest research, data, and trends - including the most current recommendations related to specific diseases and newly emerging treatments.
  • NEW! Four new chapters cover female infertility, maldigestion, bronchitis and pneumonia, and pregnancy health and primary prevention of adult disease.
 

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Contents

1 Acne vulgaris and acne conglobata
1
2 Affective disorders
8
3 Alcohol dependence
28
4 Alzheimers disease
39
5 Angina pectoris
53
6 Aphthous stomatitis aphthous ulcercanker soreulcerative stomatitis
60
7 Asthma
65
8 Atherosclerosis
82
42 Infertility female
485
43 Infertility male
521
44 Inflammatory bowel disease
547
45 Insomnia
565
46 Intestinal protozoan infestation and systemic illness
574
47 Irritable bowel syndrome
579
48 Kidney stones
588
49 Leukoplakia
600

9 Atopic dermatitis eczema
112
10 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
121
11 Bacterial sinusitis
132
12 Benign prostatic hyperplasia
137
13 Bronchitis and pneumonia
147
Integrated naturopathic support
158
15 Carpal tunnel syndrome
180
16 Celiac disease
188
17 Cervical dysplasia
194
18 Chronic candidiasis
206
19 Chronic fatigue syndrome
213
20 Congestive heart failure
225
21 Cystitis
232
22 Dermatitis herpetiformis
245
23 Diabetes mellitus
249
24 Endometriosis
287
25 Epilepsy
295
26 Erythema multiforme
310
27 Fibrocystic breast disease
313
28 Fibromyalgia syndrome
320
29 Gallstones
332
Acute angleclosure and chronic openangle
340
31 Gout
347
32 Hair loss in women
355
33 Hepatitis viral
361
34 Herpes simplex
375
Naturopathic medical principles and practice
381
36 Hypertension
408
37 Hyperthyroidism
421
38 Hyperventilation syndromebreathing pattern disorders
431
39 Hypoglycemia
448
40 Hypothyroidism
458
41 Infectious diarrhea
473
50 Lichen planus
604
51 Macular degeneration
611
52 Maldigestion
618
53 Menopause
624
54 Menorrhagia
648
55 Migraine headache
658
56 Multiple sclerosis
678
57 Obesity
691
58 Osteoarthritis
706
59 Osteoporosis
721
60 Otitis media
741
61 Parkinsons disease
749
62 Pelvic inflammatory disease
766
63 Peptic ulcers
779
64 Periodontal disease
787
65 Porphyrias
796
66 Pregnancy health and primary prevention of adult disease
807
67 Premenstrual syndrome
830
68 Proctologic conditions
843
69 Psoriasis
864
70 Rheumatoid arthritis
875
71 Rosacea
894
72 Seborrheic dermatitis
900
73 Senile agingrelated cataracts
904
74 Streptococcal pharyngitis
911
75 Trichomoniasis
916
76 Urticaria
923
77 Uterine fibroids
936
78 Vaginitis
945
79 Varicose veins
960
Index
967
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About the author (2015)

Michael T. Murray, N.D., a naturopathic doctor, is a faculty member and trustee of Bastyr University and has appeared as an expert on natural medicine on "Prime Time Live," "CBS Sunday Morning," and "Dateline." He is the co-author of several bestselling references. He lives and practices in Issaquah, Washington.