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Integrative Medicine for Children

Whether you initiate alternative therapies for children, or simply need to respond when asked for information or advice, it’s crucial to have the most current, evidence-based information so that you can safely and effectively integrate CAM therapies with conventional treatment. This innovative and reliable reference is the ideal resource to have at hand. With its focus on integrating conventional medicine with the best complementary therapies for children, it familiarizes you with the scientific evidence and rationales for various CAM therapies, and clearly describes how to use them, in conjunction with conventional medicine. You’ll find the information you need to distinguish among those therapies with good evidence, those that are safe but not yet proven to be effective, and those contraindicated for certain conditions.

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Published: July 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-2299-2

Contents


  • Section I: Complementary and Alternative Therapies

    1. Introduction

    2. Mind/Body Approaches

    Hypnosis

    Mind/Body

    Spirituality

    3. Manual Therapies

    Chiropractic

    Massage

    Osteopathy

    Psychological

    4. Lifestyle Approaches

    Nutrition

    Qigong

    5. Alternative Systems

    Homeopathy

    Naturopathy

    6. Energy Medicine

    Acupuncture

    Aromatherapy

    Herbal

    Laser

    Magnets

    7. Biological Agents

    Probiotics

    Chinese Herbs

    Western Herbs

    Section II: Common Pediatric Conditions

    8. Abdominal Pain

    9. Acne

    10. Allergies

    11. Arthritis

    12. Asthma

    13. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    14. Autism

    15. Bronchiolitis (Croup)

    16. Bruises

    17. Burns

    18. Cancer

    19. Cerebral Palsy

    20. Childhood Illnesses and Vaccines

    21. Chronic Pain

    22. Chronic Urticaria

    23. Colic

    24. Concussion

    25. Conjunctivitis

    26. Constipation

    27. Cough

    28. Depression

    29. Diaper Rash (Yeast Infection)

    30. Diarrhea

    31. Drooling

    32. Eczema

    33. Enuresis/Bed wetting

    34. Epilepsy/seizures

    35. Epistaxis

    36. Fever

    37. Fifth Disease

    38. Gastroesophageal Reflux

    39. Headache

    40. Heat Rash

    41. Hiccups

    42. Hives

    43. Impetigo

    44. Immune System

    45. Inflammatory Bowel Disease/Chron's/Ulcerative Colitis

    46. Motion Sickness

    47. Night Terror

    48. Obesity

    49. Otitis Externa

    50. Otitis Media

    51. Pharyngitis

    52. Pinworms

    53. Primary Teeth Eruption

    54. Ringworm

    55. Roseola

    56. Rubella

    57. Scabies

    58. Stuttering

    59. Thrush/Yeast Infection

    60. Umbilical Hernia

    61. Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

    62. Urinary Cystitis

    63. Vomiting

    Appendices

    Appendix A: Homeopathy

    Appendix B: Acupuncture Meridians

    Appendix C: Chinese Herbs

    Appendix D: Magnets

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