Introduction to Complementary Medicine PDF ePub eBook

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Introduction to Complementary Medicine free pdf What is complementary medicine? Where is the evidence to support its use? What can orthodox medicine learn from holistic principles? Providing a sound introduction to the range of treatments and philosophies usually termed "complementary and alternative medicine", this book offers a systematic explanation of the philosophies and practices that underpin modern complementary medicine. The book examines the rise in popularity of complementary medicine and discusses the challenges of developing a more integrated system of health care. Drawing on recent research, the text explores the development, application, evidence, contraindications and appropriateness of a wide range of traditional systems of medicine and healing modalities, including: herbal medicine- massage- osteopathy- traditional Chinese medicine- aromatherapy- chiropractic- Ayurveda- yoga- and meditation. Written by researchers, academics and experienced practitioners, it is designed to be used as a reference for students and practitioners in a range of health professions.

About Terry Robson

Terry Robson works as a health journalist and is a health reporter for radio and television networks around Australia. Terry is a fully qualified naturopath (Nature Care College) who has worked in private practice, the manufacture of complementary medicines and as deputy editor of International WellBeing magazine. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Australian National University) majoring in psychology and ancient history/archaeology and a Diploma of Education (University of Sydney).

Details Book

Author : Terry Robson
Publisher : Allen
Data Published : 01 November 2003
ISBN : 1741140544
EAN : 9781741140545
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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