A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine

1st Edition

Authors:

  • Vicki Kotsirilos
  • Luis Vitetta
  • Avni Sali
  • Key Features

     easy access to evidence-based clinical data on non-pharmacological treatments – including complementary medicines – for common diseases and conditions
     instant advice on disease prevention, health promotion and lifestyle issues
     chapter summaries based on scientific evidence using the NHMRC guidelines grading system
     printable patient summary sheets at chapter end to facilitate discussion of clinical management
     conveniently organised by common medical presentations

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1: Introduction

    Chapter 2: Nutritional Assessment and Therapies

    Chapter 3: Age-related macular degeneration and cataract

    Chapter 4: Anxiety

    Chapter 5: Asthma

    Chapter 6: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Chapter 7: Autism

    Chapter 8: Breast disease and cancer

    Chapter 9: Cancer

    Chapter 10: Cardiovascular

    Chapter 11: Dementia and Alzheimer’s

    Chapter 12: Depression

    Chapter 13: Diabetes

    Chapter 14: Eczema

    Chapter 15: Epilepsy

    Chapter 16: Fibromyalgia

    Chapter 17: Headaches and migraine

    Chapter 18: Hyperlipidemia

    Chapter 19: Hypertension

    Chapter 20: Infections and immunity

    Chapter 21: Infertility

    Chapter 22: Insomnia

    Chapter 23: Irritable bowel syndrome

    Chapter 24: Large bowel cancer

    Chapter 25: Menopause

    Chapter 26: Multiple sclerosis

    Chapter 27: Musculoskeletal disorders

    Chapter 28: Oral health disorders

    Chapter 29: Osteoarthritis

    Chapter 30: Osteoporosis

    Chapter 31: Parkinson’s Disease

    Chapter 32: Pregnancy disorders

    Chapter 33: Premenstrual syndrome

    Chapter 34: Prostate disease and cancer

    Chapter 35: Renal disease

    Chapter 36: Rheumatoid arthritis

    Chapter 37: Herb, nutrient and drug interactions

    Chapter 38: Adverse reactions

    Details

    No. of pages:
    956
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2010
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Churchill Livingstone Australia
    Print ISBN:
    9780729539081
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780729582650

    About the authors

    Vicki Kotsirilos

    Affiliations and Expertise

    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

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Associate Professor Luis Vitetta, Director, Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Queensland

    Avni Sali

    Affiliations and Expertise

    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