E-Book - The Desktop Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine - 2nd Edition

E-Book - The Desktop Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine

2nd Edition

An Evidence-Based Approach

Editors: Max Pittler Barbara Wider
Authors: Edzard Ernst
Imprint: Mosby Ltd.

Description

The 2nd edition of this highly successful essential clinical reference provides concise, evidence-based information on 69 popular forms of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and 46 common conditions frequently treated with CAM. Each section has a clear and accessible design for quick decision-making, and includes an analysis of the most up-to-date research available. This handy reference also includes a searchable CD-ROM.

Key Features

· Provides a single authoritative reference source on CAM for health professionals
· Takes a systematic and evidence-based approach
· Offers concise information on CAM diagnostic methods and treatments
· Summarizes clinical trial data on the effectiveness of CAM for specific conditions
· Alerts readers to cases where CAM may be risky or inappropriate
· Weighs up the benefits and risks of each CAM treatment
· Makes recommendations for practice in the context of conventional medical management
· Includes CD-ROM with fully searchable text
· CD-ROM includes links to Medline

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780723435235

About the Editor

Max Pittler

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Fellow in Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK

Barbara Wider

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Fellow in Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK

About the Author

Edzard Ernst

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK