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The Desktop Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach Edzard Ernst

The Desktop Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach

Edzard Ernst

Published June 1st 2006
ISBN : 9780723435235
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576 pages
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The 2nd edition of this highly successful essential clinical reference provides concise, evidence-based information on 69 popular forms of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and 46 common conditions frequently treated with CAM. EachMoreThe 2nd edition of this highly successful essential clinical reference provides concise, evidence-based information on 69 popular forms of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), and 46 common conditions frequently treated with CAM. Each section has a clear and accessible design for quick decision-making, and includes an analysis of the most up-to-date research available. This handy reference also includes a searchable CD-ROM.Provides a single authoritative reference source on CAM for health professionalsTakes a systematic and evidence-based approachOffers concise information on CAM diagnostic methods and treatmentsSummarizes clinical trial data on the effectiveness of CAM for specific conditionsAlerts readers to cases where CAM may be risky or inappropriateWeighs up the benefits and risks of each CAM treatmentMakes recommendations for practice in the context of conventional medical managementIncludes CD-ROM with fully searchable textCD-ROM includes links to MedlineThoroughly revised, updated and expandedAdditional forms of CAM therapies and medicineAdditional conditions frequently treated with CAMAll literature searches fully updated and hundreds of new trials reviewed