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Ernst, E. (Edzard)

Overview
Works: 69 works in 207 publications in 6 languages and 4,574 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Popular works  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Other, ed, Photographer
Classifications: R733, 615.5
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about E Ernst
 
Most widely held works by E Ernst
Trick or treatment : the undeniable facts about alternative medicine by Simon Singh( Book )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this groundbreaking analysis, over thirty of the most popular treatments--acupuncture, homeopathy, aromatherapy, reflexology, chiropractic, and herbal medicines--are examined for their benefits and potential dangers. Questions answered include: What works and what doesn't? What are the secrets, and what are the lies? Who can you trust, and who is ripping you off? Can science decide what is best, or do the old wives' tales really tap into ancient, superior wisdom? In their scrutiny of alternative and complementary cures, authors Simon Singh and Edzard Ernst also strive to reassert the primacy of the scientific method as a means for determining public health practice and policy.--From publisher description
The desktop guide to complementary and alternative medicine : an evidence-based approach by E Ernst( Book )

24 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on 69 popular forms of complementary and alternative medicine and 46 common conditions frequently treated with complementary and alternative medicine
Trick or treatment? : Alternative medicine on trial by Simon Singh( Book )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE. Prince Charles is a staunch defender and millions of people swear by it; most UK doctors consider it to be little more than superstition and a waste of money. Welcome to the world of alternative medicine. In "Trick or Treatment?", the truth about the efficacy of alternative medicine is rigorously addressed for the first time by the scientist uniquely qualified to do so: Professor Edzard Ernst, the world's first professor of complementary medicine. This former practitioner of both traditional and complementary medicine brings no bias to the subject. Writing with him is the respected science writer, Simon Singh, who also brings his considerable scientific knowledge to this most controversial subject. Together, they present a hard-hitting, groundbreaking examination of more than thirty of the most popular treatments, such as Acupuncture, Homeopathy, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Chiropractic and Herbal medicines, delivering the ultimate verdict on all of them
Acupuncture : a scientific appraisal( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Acupuncture: a scientific appraisal takes an evaluative approach, summarizing the evidence for acupuncture in an impartial way. An international team of specialist contributors brings a wide range of expertise to the book, drawing together different facets of research and clinical practice to provide a cohesive look at acupuncture today. Chinese acupuncture and Western acupuncture are both discussed, and the physiological effects, clinical effectiveness and safety of the therapy are each explored." "Fully referenced throughout, Acupuncture: a scientific appraisal is an easily accessible, balanced source of information for all practitioners of acupuncture. Healthcare providers, complementary therapists and members of the primary healthcare team will also find this an invaluable purchase."--Jacket
Herbal medicine : a concise overview for professionals by E Ernst( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oxford handbook of complementary medicine( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covers a large range of practical issues, diagnostic techniques, and risk-benefit assessments" -- Cover
Complementary therapies for pain management : an evidence-based approach by E Ernst( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depression : practical ways to restore health using complementary medicine by E Ernst( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to complementary methods of combatting depression, discussing what depression is, herbal remedies, relaxation techniques and other alternative therapies
Complementary medicine : an objective appraisal( Book )

5 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homoeopathy : a critical appraisal by E Ernst( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete book of symptoms & treatments : your comprehensive guide to the safety and effectiveness of alternative and complementary medicine for common ailments by Roland Bettschart( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sleep : practical ways to restore health using complementary medicine by E Ernst( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypericum : the genus Hypericum( Book )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back pain : practical ways to restore health using complementary medicine by E Ernst( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While back pain is the most common reason people see a physician, conventional treatments very often are not enough. Thus back pain is also the most common reason people seek out alternative, or complementary, therapies. Find out about the most effective mainstream approaches, and also the most promising complementary ones
Healing, hype, or harm? : a critical analysis of complementary or alternative medicine( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The scientists, academics and practitioners writing this book are not 'against' complementary or alternative medicine (CAM), but they are very much 'for' evidence-based medicine and single standards. They aim to counter-balance the many uncritical books on CAM and to stimulate intelligent, well-informed public debate. Topics in this book include: What is CAM? Why is it so popular? Patient choice; Reclaiming compassion; Teaching CAM at university; Research on CAM; CAM in court; Ethics and CAM; Politics and CAM; Homeopathy in context; Concepts of holism in medicine; Placebo, deceit and CAM; Healing but not curing; CAM and the media
Herb-drug interaction handbook by Sharon M Herr( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Médecines alternatives : le guide critique( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesund ohne Pillen - was kann die Alternativmedizin? by Simon Singh( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dolor de espalda : como mejorar su salud con la ayuda de las medicinas alternativas by E Ernst( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A scientist in wonderland : a memoir of searching for truth and finding trouble by E Ernst( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appointed to the world's first chair in complementary medicine, the author discovers resistance to his efforts to apply scientific scrutiny to alternative medicine methods in order to judge their efficacy
 
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Trick or treatment : the undeniable facts about alternative medicine
Alternative Names
Edzard Ernst academic physician and researcher specializing in the study of complementary and alternative medicine

Edzard Ernst Duits journalist

Edzard Ernst médecin britannique d'origine allemande, spécialiste des pratiques non conventionnelles

Ernst, E.

Ernst, E. (Edzard)

Ernst, E. (medycyna)

Ernst Eduard

Ernst, Edzard

Ernst Ezard

אדזארד ארנסט

ادزارد ارنست

에른스트, 에트차르트

エルンスト, エツァート

埃得·扎德

Languages
English (119)

German (4)

Spanish (4)

French (3)

Swedish (3)

Dutch (1)

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The desktop guide to complementary and alternative medicine : an evidence-based approachTrick or treatment? : Alternative medicine on trialAcupuncture : a scientific appraisalHerbal medicine : a concise overview for professionalsOxford handbook of complementary medicineComplementary therapies for pain management : an evidence-based approachDepression : practical ways to restore health using complementary medicineComplementary medicine : an objective appraisal