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Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Child and Adolescent Care

A Practical Guide for Healthcare Professionals

Children's health, psychological and social needs are qualitatively and quantitatively different from those of adults and the author has for this reason addressed not only medical conditions but also psycho-social development problems. This is a well-referenced and evidence-based book is an essential companion for all healthcare professionals who treat children and young adults.

Paperback, 230 Pages

Published: October 2003

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-5175-2

Contents

  • Foreword
    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    Section 1: Professional Issues
    1. Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    2. Clinical Effectiveness, clinical supervision and legal and professional issues
    Section 2: 0-11 years
    3. Problems related to breathing
    4. Problems related to rest and sleep
    5. Problems related to pain
    6. Problems related to eating and drinking
    7. Problems related to elimination
    8. Problems related to mobility
    9. Problems related to washing and dressing
    Section 3: 11-16 years
    10. Problems with communication
    11. Problems related to sleep
    12. Problems relating to expressing sexuality
    13. Problems related to washing and dressing
    14. Problems with eating and drinking
    15. Problems with elimination
    16. Problems related to working and playing
    Recommended Reading
    Appendix 1: CAM Assessment tool
    Appendix 2: Useful addresses
    Appendix 3: Useful web sites

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