Complementary and alternative medicine for health professionals : a holistic approach to consumer health / Linda Baily Synovitz, Karl L. Larson.

Author
Synovitz, Linda Baily [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning, c2013.
Description
xii, 324 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

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Subject(s)
Related name
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction to consumer health, orthodox, and complementary/alternative medicine (CAM) -- Scientific method -- Advertising health products -- Cost of healthcare in the U.S -- Traditional medical and health care -- Integrative medicine, CAM, and health care -- Complementary and alternative health care : historical foundations of holistic healing -- Alternative medical systems : Ayurvedic medicine -- Alternative medical systems : traditional Chinese medicine -- Alternative medical systems : naturopathic and homeopathic medicine -- Botanicals : a biologically based therapy -- Aromatherapy and bach flower remedies -- Manipulative and body based therapies : chiropractic medicine, massage, and reflexology -- Mind-body intervention : meditation, yoga, hypnosis, Alexander technique, biofeedback, prayer, and faith healing -- Energy therapies -- Frauds and quackery -- Traditional medical self-care : decreasing costs -- Protection and rights of American consumers -- Health insurance in America.
ISBN
  • 9780763765958 (pbk.)
  • 0763765953 (pbk.)
  • 9781449652982
  • 1449652980
LCCN
2011031447
OCLC
743275917
RCP
C - S

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