Enhance patient care with the help of aromatherapy! Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare is the first and only peer-reviewed clinical aromatherapy book in the world and features a foreword by Dr. Oz. Each chapter is written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field. This clinical text is the must-have resource for learning how to effectively incorporate aromatherapy into clinical practice. This new third edition takes a holistic approach as it examines key facts and topical issues in aromatherapy practice and applies them within a variety of contexts and conditions. This edition also features updated information on aromatherapy treatments, aromatherapy organizations, essential oil providers, and more to ensure you are fully equipped to provide patients with the best complementary therapy available.
New to this Edition
- NEW! All-new chapters detailing the latest in clinical aromatherapy guide readers in how to properly integrate aromatherapy in the medical setting.
- NEW! Comprehensive lists of available training opportunities, useful organizations, and essential oil providers ensures readers have the means to incorporate aromatherapy in professional practice.
- NEW! Aromatherapy treatment coverage details its uses in cases such as insomnia, infection (including resistant infections), pain, and nausea and vomiting.
- NEW! Coverage of different State Nurse Practice Acts and statements on holistic nursing explains how the current laws affect aromatherapy usage by nurses in the United States.
- Expert peer-reviewed information spans the entire book. All chapters have been written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field.
- Introduction to the principles and practice of aromatherapy covers contraindications, toxicity, safe applications, and more.
- Descriptions of real-world applications illustrate how aromatherapy works in various clinical specialties.
- Coverage of aromatherapy in psychiatric nursing provides important information on depression, psychosis, bipolar, compulsive addictive, addiction and withdrawal.
- In-depth clinical section deals with the management of common problems, such as infection and pain, that may frequently be encountered on the job.
- Examples of specific oils in specific treatments helps readers directly apply book content to everyday practice.
- Evidence-based content draws from thousands of references.
Table of Contents
SECTION I: OVERVIEW
1: Evolution of Aromatherapy
2: How Essential Oils Work
3: Basic Plant Taxonomy, Basic Essential Oil Chemistry, Extraction, Biosynthesis and Analysis
4: Essential Oil Toxicity and Contraindications
5: Aromatherapy and Integrative Healthcare
6: The M Technique®
SECTION II: CLINICAL USE OF AROMATHERAPY
9: Nausea and Vomiting
10: Pain and Inflammation
11: Stress and Well-Being
SECTION III: AROMATHERAPY IN CLINICAL SPECIALTIES
12: Care of the Elderly
13: Critical Care
15: Mental Health
17: Palliative, Hospice, and End of Life Care
19: Respiratory Care
20: Women's Health
Appendix: Recommended Essential-Oil Distributors
By Jane Buckle, PhD, RN, Jane Buckle, PhD, RN. Clinical Aromatherapy consultant and creator of the 'M' Technique. London, UK. US office in NJ.