Clinical Naturopathy - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780729539265, 9780729579261

Clinical Naturopathy

1st Edition

An evidence-based guide to practice

Authors: Jerome Sarris Jerome Sarris Jon Wardle Jon Wardle
Paperback ISBN: 9780729539265
eBook ISBN: 9780729579261
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 30th April 2010
Page Count: 850
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Description

Preface

Acknowledgments

About the editors

Contributors

Reviewers

Part A Naturopathic clinical skills

1 Naturopathic case taking

2 Naturopathic diagnostic techniques

Part B Common clinical conditions

Section 1 Gastrointestinal system

3 Irritable bowel syndrome: constipation-predominant (C-IBS)

4 Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

5 Food allergy/intolerance

Section 2 Respiratory system

6 Respiratory infections and immune insufficiency

7 Asthma

8 Congestive respiratory disorders

Section 3 Cardiovascular system

9 Atherosclerosis and dyslipidaemia

10 Hypertension and stroke

11 Chronic venous insufficiency

Section 4 Nervous system

12 Clinical depression

13 Chronic generalised anxiety

14 Insomnia

Section 5 Endocrine system

15 Adrenal exhaustion

16 Diabetes type 2

17 Thyroid abnormalities

Section 6 Female reproductive system

18 Dysmenorrhoea and menstrual complaints

19 Endometriosis

20 Polycystic ovarian syndrome

21 Menopause

Section 7 Musculoskeletal system

22 Osteoarthritis

23 Fibromyalgia

Section 8 Integumentary system

24 Acne vulgaris

25 Inflammatory skin disorders—atopic eczema and psoriasis

Section 9 Urogenital system

26 Benign prostatic hypertrophy

27 Recurrent urinary tract infection

Part C Specialised clinical conditions

28 Autoimmunity

29 Cancer

Part D Clinical naturopathy across the life cycle

30 Paediatrics

31 Fertility, preconception care and pregnancy

32 Ageing and cognition

Part E Integrative naturopathic practice

33 Bipolar disorder with psychotic symptoms

34 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

35 Chronic fatigue syndrome

36 Human immunodeficiency virus

37 Polypharmacy and pain management

Part F Appendices

1 Drug–herb interaction chart

2 Chemotherapy drugs and concurrent complementary therapy

3 Food sources of nutrients

4 Laboratory reference values

5 Factors affecting nutritional status

6 Taxonomic cross-reference of major herbs

7 Traditional Chinese medicine: the six evils

8 Traditional Chinese medicine: tongue diagnosis

9 Traditional Chinese medicine: pulse diagnosis

10 Systematic review of herbal immunomodulators

Key Features

• addresses pre-clinical and clinical naturopathy subjects (from third year naturopathy to post-graduate level)
• focuses on major medical conditions, and outlines naturopathic and integrative medical treatments
• features case studies to contextualise theory into relevant clinical application
• includes user-friendly clinical decision trees, tables and figures
• is rigorously researched with over 4000 references

Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

About the editors

Contributors

Reviewers

Part A Naturopathic clinical skills

1 Naturopathic case taking

2 Naturopathic diagnostic techniques

Part B Common clinical conditions

Section 1 Gastrointestinal system

3 Irritable bowel syndrome: constipation-predominant (C-IBS)

4 Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

5 Food allergy/intolerance

Section 2 Respiratory system

6 Respiratory infections and immune insufficiency

7 Asthma

8 Congestive respiratory disorders

Section 3 Cardiovascular system

9 Atherosclerosis and dyslipidaemia

10 Hypertension and stroke

11 Chronic venous insufficiency

Section 4 Nervous system

12 Clinical depression

13 Chronic generalised anxiety

14 Insomnia

Section 5 Endocrine system

15 Adrenal exhaustion

16 Diabetes type 2

17 Thyroid abnormalities

Section 6 Female reproductive system

18 Dysmenorrhoea and menstrual complaints

19 Endometriosis

20 Polycystic ovarian syndrome

21 Menopause

Section 7 Musculoskeletal system

22 Osteoarthritis

23 Fibromyalgia

Section 8 Integumentary system

24 Acne vulgaris

25 Inflammatory skin disorders—atopic eczema and psoriasis

Section 9 Urogenital system

26 Benign prostatic hypertrophy

27 Recurrent urinary tract infection

Part C Specialised clinical conditions

28 Autoimmunity

29 Cancer

Part D Clinical naturopathy across the life cycle

30 Paediatrics

31 Fertility, preconception care and pregnancy

32 Ageing and cognition

Part E Integrative naturopathic practice

33 Bipolar disorder with psychotic symptoms

34 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

35 Chronic fatigue syndrome

36 Human immunodeficiency virus

37 Polypharmacy and pain management

Part F Appendices

1 Drug–herb interaction chart

2 Chemotherapy drugs and concurrent complementary therapy

3 Food sources of nutrients

4 Laboratory reference values

5 Factors affecting nutritional status

6 Taxonomic cross-reference of major herbs

7 Traditional Chinese medicine: the six evils

8 Traditional Chinese medicine: tongue diagnosis

9 Traditional Chinese medicine: pulse diagnosis

10 Systematic review of herbal immunomodulators

Details

No. of pages:
850
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Churchill Livingstone Australia 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
eBook ISBN:
9780729579261

About the Author

Jerome Sarris

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria

Jerome Sarris

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, The University of Melbourne and Centre for Human Psychopharmacology, Swinburne University of Technology, Victoria

Jon Wardle

Affiliations and Expertise

Chancellor’s Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney; Trans-Pacific Fellow, School of Medicine, University of Washington; Naturopathic Practitioner, Herbs on the Hill, Brisbane, Queensland

Jon Wardle

Affiliations and Expertise

Chancellor’s Research Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney; Trans-Pacific Fellow, School of Medicine, University of Washington; Naturopathic Practitioner, Herbs on the Hill, Brisbane, Queensland