Clinical Naturopathy: An evidence-based guide to practice

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jul 17, 2014 - Medical - 944 pages

Clinical Naturopathy: an evidence-based guide to practice, 2nd edition, E-book by Jerome Sarris and Jon Wardle, articulates evidence-based clinical practice.

It details the principles, treatment protocols and interventions at the forefront of naturopathic practice in the 21st century. Clinical Naturopathy: an evidence-based guide to practice 2e E-book, equips you to critically evaluate your patients, analyse treatment protocols, and provide evidence-based prescriptions.

This second edition promotes the fundamentals of traditional naturopathy, while pushing the scientific boundaries and driving the steady evolution of the profession of naturopathic medicine.

Perfect for:

Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) Advanced diploma and Postgraduate students in:

  • • Naturopathy
  • • Western Herbal Medicine
  • • Nutrition
  • • Homoeopathy

Complementary health therapists General Practitioners Nursing students Pharmacy students

Benefits:

  • • Provides an evidence-based, referenced analysis of the treatment protocols underpinning the therapeutic use of CAM interventions.
  • • Emphasizes the treatment of patients not diseases within the systems based structure.
  • • A rigorously researched update of common clinical conditions and their naturopathic treatment according to evidence-based guidelines (over 5,000 references).
  • • Bridges conventional medical and naturopathic paradigms to help clinicians facilitate truly integrative models of care.
  • • Augmented appendices including: herb/drug interaction charts, laboratory reference values, food sources of nutrients, cancer medication interactions and nutraceutical use.
  • • Key Treatment Protocols throughout the text offer an evidence-based referenced critique.
  • • Naturopathic Treatment trees for each condition, with Treatment Aims boxes that are easy to follow and understand.
  • • Scientific and traditional evidence validating treatment protocols.
  • • Decision trees, unique figures, tables and charts are a great aid to visual learners.
  • • Expanded Diagnostics chapter including the emerging field of pharmacogenomics.
  • • New Wellness, lifestyle and preventive medicine chapter to explore in detail the core principles of naturopathic practice.
  • • New Liver dysfunction and disease, Headache and migraine, and Pain chapters.
  • • A deepening scientific focus with inclusion of new and emerging naturopathic therapeutics such as injectable nutraceuticals.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 Naturopathic case taking
1
CHAPTER 2 Naturopathic diagnostic techniques
19
CHAPTER 3 Wellness lifestyle and preventive medicine
53
CHAPTER 4 Irritable bowel syndrome
73
CHAPTER 5 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease
101
CHAPTER 6 Food allergyintolerance
118
CHAPTER 7 Liver dysfunction and disease
130
CHAPTER 8 Respiratory infections and immune insufficiency
159
CHAPTER 26 Fibromyalgia
507
CHAPTER 27 Acne vulgaris
529
CHAPTER 28 Inflammatory skin disordersatopic eczema and psoriasis
543
CHAPTER 29 Benign prostatic hypertrophy
558
CHAPTER 30 Recurrent urinary tract infection
578
CHAPTER 31 Autoimmune disease
593
CHAPTER 32 Cancer
629
CHAPTER 33 Paediatrics
655

CHAPTER 9 Asthma
183
CHAPTER 10 Congestive respiratory disorders
205
CHAPTER 11 Atherosclerosis and dyslipidaemia
224
CHAPTER 12 Hypertension and stroke
243
CHAPTER 13 Chronic venous insufficiency
257
CHAPTER 14 Anxiety
270
CHAPTER 15 Depression
291
CHAPTER 16 Insomnia
313
CHAPTER 17 Headache and migraine
328
CHAPTER 18 Stress and fatigue
350
CHAPTER 19 Diabetes type 2 and insulin resistance
371
CHAPTER 20 Thyroid abnormalities
399
CHAPTER 21 Dysmenorrhoea and menstrual complaints
423
CHAPTER 22 Endometriosis
439
CHAPTER 23 Polycystic ovarian syndrome
452
CHAPTER 24 Menopause
470
CHAPTER 25 Osteoarthritis
487
CHAPTER 34 Fertility preconception care and pregnancy
673
CHAPTER 35 Ageing and cognition
708
CHAPTER 36 Bipolar disorder
731
CHAPTER 37 Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder
750
CHAPTER 38 Chronic fatigue syndrome
768
CHAPTER 39 Human immunodeficiency virus
789
CHAPTER 40 Pain management
803
CHAPTER 41 Polypharmacy and drugnutraceutical interactions
823
Drugherb interaction chart
839
Drugnutrient interaction chart
845
Chemotherapy drugs and concurrent nutraceutical use
852
Food sources of nutrients
877
Laboratory reference values
879
Taxonomic crossreference of major herbs
887
Index
895
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