A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary MedicineBy
- Vicki Kotsirilos, MBBS, FACNEM, Dr Vicki Kotsirilos, Medical Practitioner; Founder of the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA); Chair, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners-AIMA joint working party on Integrative Medicine; Adjunct Senior lecturer, Monash University
- Luis Vitetta, PhD, GradDipNutrEnvironmed, GradDipIntegrMed, Associate Professor Luis Vitetta, Director, Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Queensland
- Avni Sali, Prof. Avni Sali MBBS, PhD, FRACS, FACS, FACNEM, Professor Avni Sali, Medical Practitioner, Founding Director, National Institute of Integrative Medicine; Honorary Professor, School of Medicine, University of Queensland; President International Council Integrative Medicine
The must-have integrative and complementary medicine reference from experts in the field
This exhaustive textbook is ideal for anyone with an interest in integrative and complementary medicine in Australia; including General Practitioners, medical students, integrative clinicians and health practitioners.
A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine presents non-pharmacologic treatments for common medical practice complaints - all supported by current scientific evidence. These include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), asthma, insomnia, anxiety, depression and many more.
This practical health resource profiles myriad approaches in integrative and complementary medicine, such as mind-body medicine, stress management techniques, dietary guidelines, exercise and sleep advice, acupuncture, nutritional medicine, herbal medicine, and advice for managing lifestyle and behavioural factors.It also looks at complementary medicines that may impact the treatment of disease.
A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine contains only proven therapies from current research, particularly Cochrane reviews, systematic reviews, randomised control trials, published cohort studies and case studies.
Paperback, 956 Pages
Published: January 2011
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Nutritional Assessment and Therapies
Chapter 3: Age-related macular degeneration and cataractChapter 4: Anxiety
Chapter 5: AsthmaChapter 6: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Chapter 7: AutismChapter 8: Breast disease and cancer
Chapter 9: CancerChapter 10: Cardiovascular
Chapter 11: Dementia and AlzheimersChapter 12: Depression
Chapter 13: DiabetesChapter 14: Eczema
Chapter 15: EpilepsyChapter 16: Fibromyalgia
Chapter 17: Headaches and migraineChapter 18: Hyperlipidemia
Chapter 19: HypertensionChapter 20: Infections and immunity
Chapter 21: InfertilityChapter 22: Insomnia
Chapter 23: Irritable bowel syndromeChapter 24: Large bowel cancer
Chapter 25: MenopauseChapter 26: Multiple sclerosis
Chapter 27: Musculoskeletal disordersChapter 28: Oral health disorders
Chapter 29: OsteoarthritisChapter 30: Osteoporosis
Chapter 31: Parkinsons DiseaseChapter 32: Pregnancy disorders
Chapter 33: Premenstrual syndromeChapter 34: Prostate disease and cancer
Chapter 35: Renal diseaseChapter 36: Rheumatoid arthritis
Chapter 37: Herb, nutrient and drug interactionsChapter 38: Adverse reactions