A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine

  • ID: 3688236
  • Book
  • 956 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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A Guide to Integrative and Complementary Medicine for Health Practitioners is a comprehensive textbook on the non-pharmacological treatments for common medical practice problems, with the support of current scientific evidence. Non-pharmacological approaches include advice for lifestyle and behavioural factors, mind-body medicine, stress management, dietary changes, exercise and sleep advice, nutritional and herbal medicine, acupuncture, complementary medicines and the role of sunshine that may impact on the treatment of the disease(s). Only proven therapies from current research are included, particularly from Cochrane reviews and research from systematic reviews, randomized control trials and published cohort and case studies.
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Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Nutritional Assessment and Therapies

Chapter 3: Age-related macular degeneration and cataract

Chapter 4: Anxiety

Chapter 5: Asthma

Chapter 6: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Chapter 7: Autism

Chapter 8: Breast disease and cancer

Chapter 9: Cancer

Chapter 10: Cardiovascular

Chapter 11: Dementia and Alzheimer's

Chapter 12: Depression

Chapter 13: Diabetes

Chapter 14: Eczema

Chapter 15: Epilepsy

Chapter 16: Fibromyalgia

Chapter 17: Headaches and migraine

Chapter 18: Hyperlipidemia

Chapter 19: Hypertension

Chapter 20: Infections and immunity

Chapter 21: Infertility

Chapter 22: Insomnia

Chapter 23: Irritable bowel syndrome

Chapter 24: Large bowel cancer

Chapter 25: Menopause

Chapter 26: Multiple sclerosis

Chapter 27: Musculoskeletal disorders

Chapter 28: Oral health disorders

Chapter 29: Osteoarthritis

Chapter 30: Osteoporosis

Chapter 31: Parkinson's Disease

Chapter 32: Pregnancy disorders

Chapter 33: Premenstrual syndrome

Chapter 34: Prostate disease and cancer

Chapter 35: Renal disease

Chapter 36: Rheumatoid arthritis

Chapter 37: Herb, nutrient and drug interactions

Chapter 38: Adverse reactions

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Kotsirilos, Vicki Dr Vicki Kotsirilos, Medical Practitioner; Founder of the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA); Chair, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners-AIMA joint working party on Integrative Medicine; Adjunct Senior lecturer, Monash University.

Vitetta, Luis Associate Professor Luis Vitetta, Director, Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, School
of Medicine, University of Queensland.

Sali, Avni Professor Avni Sali, Medical Practitioner, Founding Director, National Institute of Integrative Medicine;
Honorary Professor, School of Medicine, University of Queensland; President International Council Integrative
Medicine.
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