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The Medical Library Association guide to complementary and alternative medicine information

Gregory A. Crawford

The Medical Library Association guide to complementary and alternative medicine information

authoritative, patient-friendly print and electronic resources

by Gregory A. Crawford

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Published by Neal-Schuman Publishers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGregory A. Crawford
SeriesMedical Library Association guides
ContributionsMedical Library Association
Classifications
LC ClassificationsZ6675.A42 C73 2010, R733 C73 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24553013M
ISBN 109781555707279
LC Control Number2010020401
OCLC/WorldCa634739248

Although "complementary and alternative" is often used as a single category, it can be useful to make a distinction between the 2 terms. The US National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) uses this distinction: When a non-mainstream practice is used together with conventional medicine, it's considered "complementary".


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The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out About Complementary and Alternative Medicine is a highly recommended resource for all librarians and collection development specialists. It would also prove helpful to persons looking to a career in CAM as well as consumers who are interested in supplementing their health care with reliable Author: Donna J McCloskey.

"The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out About Complementary and Alternative Medicine is a highly recommended resource for all librarians and collection development specialists.

It would also prove helpful to persons looking to a career in CAM as well as consumers who are interesting in supplementing their health care with reliable Format: Paperback. The Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information Source Book. Oryx Press, Westport, CT, ISBN: During the past decade, American doctors and patients have increasingly come to rely on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).

Still, this highly heterogeneous collection of therapies remains unfamiliar to many : Ka wai Fan. Noted health information expert Alan Rees organizes the best of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) information resources in this new guide for librarians and patients.

The book is divided into twelve sections beginning with an overview of CAM terminology, safety concerns, ongoing research and education, and the movement towards Format: Paperback.

Includes academic journal and magazine articles, reports, association and consumer proceedings, and book excerpts covering alternative and complementary therapies, including homeopathy, herbalism, nutrition, and traditional Chinese medicine from to the : Amy Chatfield.

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[Gregory A Crawford; Medical Library Association.] -- Crawford (Pennsylvania State U. Harrisburg Library) combines his expertise as a university library director, training as a naturopathic doctor, and experience as a client of. Homeopathy, naturopathy, chiropractic and herbal medicine, massage, yoga, acupuncture, meditation, and more complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is now the fastest-growing sector of American health care.

Librarians must be prepared to answer questions about CAM and to include authoritative, readable sources of information about it in their collections.

The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out about Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The Best Print and Electronic Resources. Gregory A. Crawford. New York: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc., pp. ISBN $   The site includes access to factsheets, consensus reports, and databases for both health practitioners and the general public.

Information regarding research policies, funding opportunities, and training is also provided. Links to complementary and alternative medicine databases are : Emily Gorman. Guide from the Medical Library Association.

Finding and Evaluating Online Resources on Complementary Health Approaches Tips from NIH's National Center for Author: Sigrid Brudie. Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program (A Project of the Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine).

The Web site includes information about their current and finished studies, a CAMPS bibliography of papers written by program members, and a list of CAM : Jennifer Krombach. Alternative medicine describes any practice that aims to achieve the healing effects of medicine, but which lacks biological plausibility and is untested, untestable or proven ineffective.

Complementary medicine (CM), complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), integrated medicine or integrative medicine (IM), and holistic medicine are among many rebrandings of the same : Alternatives to reality-based medical treatments. Herbal Resources: Guide to Alternative Medicine.

Complementary and alternative medicine, or CAM, is a term used for medical practices and products that are not generally part of standard care. Alternative medicine is treatments, such as herbal remedies and acupuncture, which are.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine Resource Guide This is a library research guide for students in the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Program of Georgetown University. HomeAuthor: C. Scott Dorris. Produced by the National Library of Medicine and aimed toward health practitioners, the world’s largest single biomedical database includes the MeSH terms “alternative medicine,” and “complementary therapies, linking to 26 main headings.

Medical Library Association Guide to Complementary and Alternative Medicine Information: the Best Print and Electronic Resources,by Crawford Call Number: DANA BOOK STACKS WB 39 Cm ISBN: Complementary and alternative medicine therapies fall into five major categories, or domains: Alternative Medical Systems.

Alternative medical systems are built upon complete systems of theory and practice. Often, these systems have evolved apart from and earlier than the conventional medical approach used in the United States.

Journal of the American Medical Association. ; American Academy of Medical Acupuncture "Doctor, What's This Acupuncture All About. Brief Explanation for Patients."Los Angeles.

CA: American Academy of Medical Acupuncture, Lao, L. "Safety Issues in Acupuncture." Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 2(1) COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out About Complementary and Alternative Medicine: The Best Print and Electronic Resources (Medical Library Association Guides) Homeopathy, naturopathy, chiropractic and herbal medicine, massage, yoga, acupuncture, meditation, and more: complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is now the.

In summary, Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Psychiatry is a fine overview of many common healing practices outside of traditional Western medicine. It presents clear, balanced, and concise descriptions and analyses of complementary and alternative healing disciplines that are often misunderstood or ignored by Western medical practitioners.

Contains discussions of integrative medicine, mind/body/spirit issues, nutrition, massage, etc. Articles are often reviews, interviews or case studies. Good international news, public debate over alternative medicine, and industry and regulatory news. Peer-reviewed; indexed in : Ekaterini Papadopoulou.

The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine at the National Institutes of Health conducts and supports basic and applied research and training and disseminates information on complementary and alternative medicine to practitioners and the public.

Clik here ?book=New, ship fast, delivered in days in UK, No PO BOX. Citations related to complementary and alternative medicine. Developed by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Citations are filtered as a subset from the NLM's PubMed.

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the nonsurgical treatment of disease. alternative medicine see complementary and alternative medicine. aviation medicine the branch of medicine that deals with the physiologic, medical, psychologic, and. Databases for Complementary & Alternative Medicine Alt HealthWatch A full-text database of periodicals, peer-reviewed journals, academic and professional publications, magazines, consumer newsletters and newspapers, research reports, and association newsletters focused on contemporary, alternative and integrated approaches to health care and.

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These chapters are interesting because we are slowly integrating these complementary and alternative medicines into our culture. Traditional Chinese Medicine dates back to B.C., with variations that have grown from that. Full text for nearly 1, journals with coverage dating back to Authoritative medical information on medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care system, and much more.

Created by the National Library of : Carla Clark. Complementary and Alternative Medicine: An Evidence-Based Approach David P. Rakel, M.D. and Nancy Faass, MSW, MPH Complementary Medicine in Clinical Practice Marc S. Micozzi, M.D. Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Barbara Ann Brennan Hands of Light: A Guide to Healing Through the Human Energy Field Beth Baughman DuPree, M.D.

The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest biomedical library and the developer of electronic information services that delivers data to millions of scientists, health professionals and members of the public around the globe, every day.

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The history of Alternative Medicine is an interesting one and has links with many different cultures. However, it’s difficult to say exactly when Alternative Medicine began, in part because up until recently the practices that fall under this term were the conventional medical practices of their time.

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