Clinical Naturopathy - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780729541732, 9780729581745

Clinical Naturopathy

2nd Edition

An evidence-based guide to practice

Editor: Jerome Sarris
Authors: Jerome Sarris Jon Wardle
eBook ISBN: 9780729581745
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
Published Date: 8th May 2014
Page Count: 923

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Clinical Naturopathy: an evidence-based guide to practice, 2nd edition, by Jerome Sarris and Jon Wardle, articulates evidence-based clinical practice.

It details the principles, treatment protocols and interventions at the forefront of naturopathic practice in the 21st century. Clinical Naturopathy 2e: an evidence-based guide to practice, equips you to critically evaluate your patients, analyse treatment protocols, and provide evidence-based prescriptions.

This second edition promotes the fundamentals of traditional naturopathy, while pushing the scientific boundaries and driving the steady evolution of the profession of naturopathic medicine.

Perfect for:

Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy)
Advanced diploma and Postgraduate students in:

  • • Naturopathy
  • • Western Herbal Medicine
  • • Nutrition
  • • Homoeopathy

Complementary health therapists
General Practitioners
Nursing students
Pharmacy students

Key Features

• A rigorously researched update of common clinical conditions and their naturopathic treatment according to evidence-based guidelines (over 5,000 references).

• Bridges conventional medical and naturopathic paradigms to help clinicians facilitate truly integrative models of care.

• Augmented appendices including: herb/drug interaction charts, laboratory reference values, food sources of nutrients, cancer medication interactions and nutraceutical use.

• Key Treatment Protocols throughout the text offer an evidence-based referenced critique.

• Naturopathic Treatment trees for each condition, with Treatment Aims boxes that are easy to follow and understand.

• Scientific and traditional evidence validating treatment protocols.

• Decision trees, unique figures, tables and charts are a great aid to visual learners.

Table of Contents

1 Naturopathic case taking

2 Naturopathic diagnostic techniques

3 Wellness, lifestyle and preventive medicine

4 Irritable bowel syndrome

5 Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

6 Food allergy/intolerance

7 Liver dysfunction and disease

8 Respiratory infections and immune insufficiency

9 Asthma

10 Congestive respiratory disorders

11 Atherosclerosis and dyslipidaemia

12 Hypertension and stroke

13 Chronic venous insufficiency

14 Anxiety

15 Depression

16 Insomnia

17 Headache and migraine

18 Stress and fatigue

19 Diabetes type 2 and insulin resistance

20 Thyroid abnormalities

21 Dysmenorrhoea and menstrual complaints

22 Endometriosis

23 Polycystic ovarian syndrome

24 Menopause

25 Osteoarthritis

26 Fibromyalgia

27 Acne vulgaris

28 Inflammatory skin disorders—atopic eczema and psoriasis

29 Benign prostatic hypertrophy

30 Recurrent urinary tract infection

31 Autoimmune disease

32 Cancer

33 Paediatrics

34 Fertility, preconception care and pregnancy

35 Ageing and cognition

36 Bipolar disorder

37 Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder

38 Chronic fatigue syndrome

39 Human immunodeficiency virus

40 Pain management

41 Polypharmacy and drug–nutraceutical interactions

Appendix 1 Drug–herb interaction chart

Appendix 2 Drug–nutrient interaction chart

Appendix 3 Chemotherapy drugs and concurrent nutraceutical use

Appendix 4 Food sources of nutrients

Appendix 5 Laboratory reference values

Appendix 6 Taxonomic cross-reference of major herbs


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About the Editor

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

About the Authors

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