Integrating Complementary Therapies in Primary Care
A Practical Guide for Health Professionals
- David Peters, MBChB, DRCOG, MFHom, MLCOM, Clinical Director, School of Intergrated Health, University of Westminster, London; Director, Complementary Therapies Unit and Osteopath, Marylebone Health Centre, London, UK
- Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK), Registered Osteopath and Naturopath; Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK; Fellow, British Naturopathic Association.; Fellow, College of Osteopaths, UK
- Gerry Harris, BA, LicAc, BAcC, Associate Dean, Postgraduate General Practice Education, London; Senior Lecturer, School of Intergrated Health, University of Westminster, London, UK
- Sue Morrison, MA, FRCGP, Formerly Associate Dean Postgraduate General Practice, North Thames(West), London; Lead General Practitioner, Marylebone Health Centre, London; Director of Student Health Services and Visiting Lecturer, School of Integrated Health
This book is a practical and readable guide to the integration of complementary therapies into mainstream primary care. Based on the successful experiences of the authors in a clinical setting, it offers clinicians, therapists, and other healthcare professionals a realistic routemap of the key issues, as well as practical ways in which to ensure close working, appropriate referrals, advice and treatment decisions. Patient information sheets and clinical guidance sheets for key conditions are included in full.
Physicians, residents, students, nurses, manual therapists, nutrition and dietetics specialists, health care managers.