Table of Contents

SECTION 1: HERBAL & NATURAL SUPPLEMENTS • 1: Introduction to Complementary Medicine • 2: Introduction to Herbal Medicine • 3: Introduction to Clinical Nutrition • 4: Introduction to Aromatherapy • Introduction to Food as Medicine • SECTION 2: CLINICAL PRACTICE • 6: Introduction to Practice of Integrative Medicine • 7: Safety and complementary medicine • 8: Interactions with herbal and natural medicines • 9: Preoperative Care: Considerations • 10: Cancer and Safety of Complementary Medicines • 11: Herbs and Natural Supplements in pregnancy • 12: Introduction to Wellness • SECTION 3: MONOGRAPHS (A-Z) • Herb Name • Common Name • Latin binomial/class • Other names • Plant part used • Key chemical components • Main actions • Other actions • Main indications and evidence • Other uses • Dosage range • Adverse reactions • Significant interactions •  contraindications and precautions • Pregnancy use • Practice points • Common questions • References • Nutrient Name • Background and relevant pharmacokinetics • Key chemical compounds (where applicable) • Food sources (where applicable • Deficiency signs and symptoms (where applicable) • Main actions • Other actions • Main indications and evidence • Other indications • Dosage range • Toxicity (if known) • Adverse reactions •

Significant interactions • Contraindications and precautions • Pregnancy use • Practice points • Common questions • References • SECTION 4: APPENDICES • Book only • Appendix 1 – Glossary • Appendix 2 – Herb/nutrient – drug interactions • Appendix 3 – Poisons information centres • Appendix 4 – Teaching institutes, manufacturers and on-line resources • Appendix 5 – Guide to safe use of complementary medicine during preoperative

period (table 1 from chapter 9) • CD Appendices • Appendix 1 – Glossary • Appendix 2 – Herb/nutrient – drug interactions • Appendix 3 – Poisons information centres • Appendix 4 – Teaching institutes, manufacturers

and on-line resources • Appendix 5 –

Details

No. of pages:
900
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone Australia
Electronic ISBN:
9780729579100
Electronic ISBN:
9780702060670