Natural & Complementary Health Care Practices

HUEBSHER Roxana, SHULER Pamela A. [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780323016766

Mosby 2003 1st Edition

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Section One is organised by body system. Each chapter contains therapeutic applications or interventions related to the categories in Section Two. This section also includes a discussion of quality and practical issues that conventional health care providers may encounter. Section Two presents categories that are the framework for NAC therapies and provides a brief overview for understanding NAC modalities from an organised perspective. The reader is referred to references and websites for information on modalities including cautions, contraindications, side effects, and specific credentialing and regulation of practitioners. Written for a North American audience but of great relevance to those elsewhere. Features: >Includes unique 2-part organisation: the chapters in the first part are listed by body system & focus on interventions & extensively cross-reference the second part - a reference section on each of the common NAC therapies Outlines Natural, Alternative, & Complementary therapies for common outpatient conditions >Includes Shuler's Nurse Practitioner Practice Model for problem-focused holistic assessment >Follows format for NAC categories of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM). Contents >Section 1: Natural, Alternative & Complementary (NAC) Health Care Practices >1. Introduction to NAC & Quality Issues >2. Well-Being, Anxiety, & Depression >3. Respiratory Concerns >4. Gastrointestinal Concerns >5. Integumentary Concerns >6. Cardiovascular Concerns >7. Musculoskeletal Concerns >8. Neurologic & Psychologic Concerns >9. Genitourinary and Gynaecologic Concerns >10. Endocrine Concerns Section 2: NAC Therapies Reference >11. Alternative Health Care Systems >12. Mind/Body/Spirit Interventions >13. Biologically-Based Therapies >14. Manipulative & Body-Based Methods >15. Energy Therapies Appendices >A: Shuler Model >B: Acupuncture Meridians and Points and Auricular Points >C: Chakras >D: Diet


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