This publication is the most up-to-date review of the most dynamic and controversial aspects of alternative medicine. Dr. Micozzi has assembled 19 of America's leading authorities - mostly MDs but also top chiropractors and acupuncturists - review the state of each therapy and provide expert pro and con opinions.
Physicians in practice, nurses, physician assistants and medical students
Table of contents
Creating an herbal formulary for clinical practice.- Ten most common herbs in clinical practice.- Herbs in women's health care.- St John's wort and depression.- Food allergy: myths and realities.- Integrative treatment of fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue/immune dysfunctin syndrome.- Acupuncture.- Spinal adjustment for low back pain.- Current controversies in therapeutic touch.- Chelation therapy: cardiovascular cure or heavy metal hype?.- Intensive lifestyle intervention for coronary artery disease: alternative medicine or common sense?.- Complementary therapy in HIV disease: living long and living well.- Insurance coverage for alternative therapies.- Business aspects of building an integrative medical practice.- Designing a healing clinical office environment: creating healing spaces.- Continuing educational opportunities in complementary medicine.- Surveys of complementary and alternative medicine.- Herbs or homeopathy: what's the difference?.