Clinical Aromatherapy

Clinical Aromatherapy

Essential Oils in Healthcare

3rd Edition - November 14, 2014

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  • Author: Jane Buckle
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702054402
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702064869

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Enhance patient care with the help of aromatherapy! Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare is the first and only peer-reviewed clinical aromatherapy book in the world and features a foreword by Dr. Oz. Each chapter is written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field. This clinical text is the must-have resource for learning how to effectively incorporate aromatherapy into clinical practice. This new third edition takes a holistic approach as it examines key facts and topical issues in aromatherapy practice and applies them within a variety of contexts and conditions. This edition also features updated information on aromatherapy treatments, aromatherapy organizations, essential oil providers, and more to ensure you are fully equipped to provide patients with the best complementary therapy available.

Key Features

  • Expert peer-reviewed information spans the entire book. All chapters have been written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field.
  • Introduction to the principles and practice of aromatherapy covers contraindications, toxicity, safe applications, and more.
  • Descriptions of real-world applications illustrate how aromatherapy works in various clinical specialties.
  • Coverage of aromatherapy in psychiatric nursing provides important information on depression, psychosis, bipolar, compulsive addictive, addiction and withdrawal.
  • In-depth clinical section deals with the management of common problems, such as infection and pain, that may frequently be encountered on the job.
  • Examples of specific oils in specific treatments helps readers directly apply book content to everyday practice.
  • Evidence-based content draws from thousands of references.

Table of Contents

  • SECTION I: OVERVIEW
    1: Evolution of Aromatherapy      
    2: How Essential Oils Work
    3: Basic Plant Taxonomy, Basic Essential Oil Chemistry, Extraction, Biosynthesis and Analysis
    4: Essential Oil Toxicity and Contraindications
    5: Aromatherapy and Integrative Healthcare
    6: The M Technique®

    SECTION II: CLINICAL USE OF AROMATHERAPY
    7: Infection
    8: Insomnia
    9: Nausea and Vomiting
    10: Pain and Inflammation
    11: Stress and Well-Being

    SECTION III: AROMATHERAPY IN CLINICAL SPECIALTIES
    12: Care of the Elderly
    13: Critical Care
    14: Dermatology
    15: Mental Health 
    16: Oncology
    17: Palliative, Hospice, and End of Life Care
    18: Pediatrics
    19: Respiratory Care
    20: Women’s Health

    Appendix:  Recommended Essential-Oil Distributors

Product details

  • No. of pages: 432
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Churchill Livingstone 2015
  • Published: November 14, 2014
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780702054402
  • eBook ISBN: 9780702064869

About the Author

Jane Buckle

Affiliations and Expertise

Clinical Aromatherapy consultant and creator of the 'M' Technique. London, UK. US office in NJ.

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