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Fundamentals of complementary and alternative medicine

Author: Marc S Micozzi
Publisher: St. Louis, Mo. : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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Focusing on emerging therapies and those best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence. This book describes some of the most prevalent and the fastest-growing CAM therapies in use today. Prominent author Dr. Marc Micozzi provides a complete overview of CAM, creating a solid foundation and context for therapies in current practice. Coverage of systems and therapies includes mind, body, and spirit;  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marc S Micozzi
ISBN: 9781437705775 1437705774
OCLC Number: 458577718
Notes: Revised edition of: Fundamentals of complementary and integrative medicine. c2006.
Description: xxvi, 598 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Characteristics of complementary and alternative medicine / Marc S. Micozzi --
Translation from conventional medicine / Marc S. Micozzi --
Issues in integrative medicine / Marc S. Micozzi --
Ecological pharmacy: from Gaia to pharmacology / Kevin Spelman --
Social and cultural factors in medicine / Claire Monod Cassidy --
Vitalism: flow, connection, and the awareness of being alive / David F. Mayor --
Mind-body thought and practice in early and late America / Donald McCown, Marc S. Micozzi --
Neurohumoral physiology and psychoneuroimmunology / Hakima Amri, Marc S. Micozzi --
Mind-body modalities / Denise Rodgers, Marc S. Micozzi --
Energy medicine / John A. Ives, Wayne B. Jonas --
Biophysical devices: electricity, light, and magnetism / Michael Weintraub, Marc S. Micozzi --
The arts in medicine / Richard A. Lippin, Marc S. Micozzi --
Creative and expressive therapies / Sherry W. Goodill, Paul Nolan --
Humor / Hunter "Patch" Adams [and others] --
Principles of bodywork: manual and manipulative therapies / Patrick Coughlin --
Massage and touch therapies / Patrick Coughlin, Judith DeLany --
Osteopathic medicine / John M. Jones III --
Chiropractic / Daniel Redwood --
Reflexology / Donald A. Bisson --
Shiatsu / Kerry Palanjian --
Naturopathic medicine / Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., Pamela Snider, Joseph Katzinger --
Western herbalism / Victor S. Sierpina [and others] --
Aromatherapy / Rhiannon Harris --
Homeopathy / Michael Carlston --
Nutrition and hydration / Marc S. Micozzi --
Traditional medicine of China / Kevin V. Ergil --
Acupuncture / Kevin V. Ergil, Marnae C. Ergil --
Qi gong / Amy L. Ai --
Traditional medicine of India: Ayurveda and Siddha / Kenneth G. Zysk --
Unani medicine / Hakima Amri, Mones S. Abu-Asab --
Yoga / Radheshyam Miryala [and others] --
Contemporary Ayurveda / Hari M. Sharma --
Sufism and rapid healing / Howard Hall --
Indigenous knowledge systems: southern African healing / Mariana G. Hewson --
Native American healing / Richard W. Voss --
South American spiritism / Emma Bragdon --
Latin American curanderismo / Robert T. Trotter II --
Global perspectives / Gerard C. Bodeker.
Other Titles: Fundamentals of complementary and integrative medicine.
Responsibility: [edited by] Marc S. Micozzi ; with forewords by C. Everett Koop, Aviad Haramati and George D. Lundberg.

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