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Mosby's Complementary & Alternative Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
Lyn W. Freeman, PhD
New to This Edition
Three new chapters:
Reiki describes this popular CAM therapy and how it can be used along with related ethical and legal issues.
Measurement of the Human Biofield explores cutting-edge technology and research into the biofield as well as theories about the implications of mind-body regulation.
The Future of Ethnomedicine offers views of health and sickness from around the world, including perspectives that differ from traditional instruction and media portrayals.
Includes the latest information on professional licensing.
Seven new interviews are included, plus updates to previous interviews.
More than 200 photographs and illustrations and 15 new line drawings clarify the material and make learning easier.
A highly readable style simplifies complex concepts and keeps the material interesting.
Current, research-based information explores the efficacy of many therapies so you can make decisions with confidence.
Healing methods are emphasized, rather than systems.
A topical organization lets you use what you need for your own practice, without having to read through extraneous detail.
Chapter openers show why the content of the chapter is important, what is covered, and what objectives will be met. Features include:
Why Read this Chapter?
Chapter at a Glance
An Expert Speaks boxes highlight the personal experience of well-known researchers and practitioners in each discipline, discussing the historical context of research, current contributions, and future directions.
Critical Thinking and Clinical Application Questions show real-world situations so you can test and apply your knowledge.
Points to Ponder help you tie together and interpret facts.
A Closer Look boxes expand upon case study reviews and clinical application examples.
Learning Opportunities suggest activities for interacting with health care professionals.
Summary tables show outcomes from important clinical trials at a glance.
Appendices provide information on CAM resources and contacts.
A free Evolve companion website includes regular updates of content, student activities, and full-color images.
By Lyn W. Freeman, PhD, President, Mind Matters Research, Anchoragr AK; Executive Faculty, Saybrook Graduate School and Research Center, San Francisco, CA
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