Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicines by Ian N. Olver, Monica Robotin

By Ian N. Olver, Monica Robotin

Could you employ complementary and substitute medications (CAMS)? good, study has proven that as much as 3 quarters of sufferers with melanoma may well no less than complement their therapy with such remedies, spending as a lot on CAMS as traditional medications. How do you choose? This e-book offers an entire diversity of views on CAMS from sufferers and CAMS practitioners to traditional medical professionals who oppose using those substitute remedies due to the loss of proof of efficacy and safeguard. Then there are the CAMS researchers, educators and regulators who view CAMS from diversified views. The extensive array of evaluations construct a whole photograph of the problems for discerning readers to be safely expert to make up their minds and draw their very own conclusions.

Show description

By Ian N. Olver, Monica Robotin

Could you employ complementary and substitute medications (CAMS)? good, study has proven that as much as 3 quarters of sufferers with melanoma may well no less than complement their therapy with such remedies, spending as a lot on CAMS as traditional medications. How do you choose? This e-book offers an entire diversity of views on CAMS from sufferers and CAMS practitioners to traditional medical professionals who oppose using those substitute remedies due to the loss of proof of efficacy and safeguard. Then there are the CAMS researchers, educators and regulators who view CAMS from diversified views. The extensive array of evaluations construct a whole photograph of the problems for discerning readers to be safely expert to make up their minds and draw their very own conclusions.

Show description

Read Online or Download Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicines PDF

Best alternative medicine books

Prepper’s natural medicine: lifesaving herbs, essential oils and natural remedies for when there is no doctor

A DEFINITIVE advisor TO therapeutic ANY disease HOLISTICALLY while catastrophe STRIKESWhen catastrophe moves and also you lose all entry to medical professionals, hospitals and pharmacies, ordinary drugs should be your family’s top desire for survival. Prepper’s normal drugs is the definitive advisor to making robust domestic treatments for any overall healthiness scenario, together with: •Herbal Salve for Infections•Poultice for damaged Bones•Natural Ointment for Poison Ivy•Infused Honey for Burns•Essential Oil for Migraines•Soothing Tea for Allergies•Nutritional Syrup for Flu With easy-to-read natural charts, a breakdown of crucial oils, assistance for stockpiling ordinary medicinal drugs and step by step directions for developing your personal elixirs, salves and extra, this publication bargains every thing you want to retain you and your family secure.

Sodium Bicarbonate - Full Medical Review

This booklet is for all members attracted to taking accountability for his or her healthiness and scientific remedies. it's the first finished scientific overview of sodium bicarbonate, that is a vital medicinal for each emergency room, extensive care ward, dental workplace, medical institution and residential medication cupboard.

Extra resources for Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicines

Example text

9. US National Institutes of Health. National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine website. gov/ [Accessed 30 January 2008]. 10. Bivins R. Alternative Medicine? A History, Oxford University Press, Oxford (2007). 11. Easthope G, Gill VF, Beilby JJ, et al. Acupuncture in Australian general practice: patient characteristics. Med J Aust 170:259–262 (1999). 12. Australian Medical Association (AMA). Complementary Medicine Position Statement (2002). nsf/doc/ WEEN-6L74GC [Accessed 13 April 2007].

REFERENCES 1. Tyler SA. Introduction to cognitive anthropology. ) Anthropological Theory: An Introductory History, McGraw Hill, Boston, pp. 368–383 (2008). 2. World Health Organisation General Guidelines for Methodologies on Research and Evaluation of Traditional Medicine, Geneva (2000). pdf [Accessed July 2008]. 3. World Health Organisation. Traditional Medicine — Fact Sheet No. 134 (2003). html. [Accessed July 2008]. 28 V. M. qxd 9/12/2011 b1194 6:57 PM Page 29 Perspectives on Complementary and Alternative Medicines 4.

It is therefore imperative that those involved in the medical care of cancer patients are equipped with the skills and knowledge to help patients appropriately evaluate complementary and alternative therapies. Additionally, clinicians are strongly encouraged to routinely ask patients about complementary and alternative therapy use. Offering evidencebased complementary therapies alongside conventional treatments in cancer services can influence patients’ decisions to continue with mainstream care and help avoid any potential harm that may occur with autonomous CAM use.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.84 of 5 – based on 25 votes