A-Z of Complementary and Alternative Medicine
A guide for health professionalsBy
- Fiona Mantle, BSc, RN, RHV, Cert Ed, RNT, Staff Nurse, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford; Freelance writer and lecturer in Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- Denise Tiran, MSc ADM PGCEA RM RGN, Educational Director, Expectancy Ltd; Visiting Lecturer, University of Greenwich, London, UK
A-Z of Complementary and Alternative Medicine provides a pocket-size quick reference of CAM, allowing conventional and complementary health practitioners to ascertain:
- what the CAM intervention is
- what it does
- contraindications, precautions and interactions.
With entries grouped under therapies, the guide provides easy access to many unfamiliar terms therefore providing an excellent resource for improving communication about CAM with patients.
Paperback, 272 Pages
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
"A comprehensive selection of the main therapies currently in use in the UK are included, as are many of the more alternative modalities, and some more obscure therapies are included This is certainly a useful quick reference book for those who wish to find out what a specific therapy involves and what evidence (in peer reviewed literature) there is as to its efficacy and safety."
Radionic Journal, July 2009
A-Z listing of subjects relevant to CAM including the following areas:
Bach Flower Remedies
TCM and Oriental Medicine (including shiatsu)