Mosby's Dictionary Of Complementary & Alternative Medicine

JONAS Wayne [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780323025164

Mosby 2005 1st Edition

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Mosby's Dictionary of Complementary & Alternative Medicine is a contemporary, comprehensive glossary, useful for any health professional in today's medical field. The terms and definitions cover the five major areas of complementary and alternative medicine, as outlined by the U.S. National Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the National Institutes of Health: 1) alternative health care systems; 2) mind-body interventions; 3) biologically based therapies; 4) manipulative and body-based healing methods; and 5) energy therapies. This dictionary is intended to be a quick and ready reference to the common terms used in those medical and healing practices that lie outside of conventional medicine. It's ideal for conventional health professionals who need to quickly find definitions of common CAM terms and descriptions of their meaning. It is also a handy reference for those in introductory courses >Provides a comprehensive resource for improving communication among practitioners of various disciplines & between patients & their health care providers >Approximately 6,600 terms are listed. Both general & 'first level' specialised terms are included >Over 500 illustrations visually represent the terms & concepts within, & extensive appendices provide quick, easy-to-use resources on CAM specialties >23 appendices explore the history, theory, & practice of numerous systems of complementary & alternative medicine, & an additional appendix provides the latest information on HIPAA regulations >The most common concepts & terms in use around the world were selected, & both definitions & descriptions of their meaning are included >Provides up-to-date definitions of terms, including the current definitions for archaic terms.

Approximately 6,600 terms; 500 illustrations; 24 appendices


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