A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine, 1st Edition

Author :
By Vicki Kotsirilos, AM, MBBS, FRACGP, FACNEM, Luis Vitetta, PhD, GradDipNutrEnvironmed, GradDipIntegrMed and Avni Sali, Prof. Avni Sali AM, MBBS, PhD, FRACS, FACS, FACNEM
The must-have integrative and complementary medicine reference from experts in the field This exhaustive textbook is ideal for anyone with an interest in integrative and complementary medicine in Australia; including General Practitioners, medical s ...view more

The must-have integrative and complementary medicine reference from experts in the field

This exhaustive textbook is ideal for anyone with an interest in integrative and complementary medicine in Australia; including General Practitioners, medical students, integrative clinicians and health practitioners.

A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine presents non-pharmacologic treatments for common medical practice complaints – all supported by current scientific evidence. These include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), asthma, insomnia, anxiety, depression and many more.

This practical health resource profiles myriad approaches in integrative and complementary medicine, such as mind-body medicine, stress management techniques, dietary guidelines, exercise and sleep advice, acupuncture, nutritional medicine, herbal medicine, and advice for managing lifestyle and behavioural factors.

It also looks at complementary medicines that may impact the treatment of disease.

A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine contains only proven therapies from current research, particularly Cochrane reviews, systematic reviews, randomised control trials, published cohort studies and case studies.

ISBN :
9780729579087
Publication Date :
28-01-2011
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The must-have integrative and complementary medicine reference from experts in the field

This exhaustive textbook is ideal for anyone with an interest in integrative and complementary medicine in Australia; including General Practitioners, medical students, integrative clinicians and health practitioners.

A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine presents non-pharmacologic treatments for common medical practice complaints – all supported by current scientific evidence. These include Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), asthma, insomnia, anxiety, depression and many more.

This practical health resource profiles myriad approaches in integrative and complementary medicine, such as mind-body medicine, stress management techniques, dietary guidelines, exercise and sleep advice, acupuncture, nutritional medicine, herbal medicine, and advice for managing lifestyle and behavioural factors.

It also looks at complementary medicines that may impact the treatment of disease.

A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine contains only proven therapies from current research, particularly Cochrane reviews, systematic reviews, randomised control trials, published cohort studies and case studies.


Key Features
• easy access to evidence-based clinical data on non-pharmacological treatments – including complementary medicines – for common diseases and conditions
• instant advice on disease prevention, health promotion and lifestyle issues
• chapter summaries based on scientific evidence using the NHMRC guidelines grading system
• printable patient summary sheets at chapter end to facilitate discussion of clinical management
• conveniently organised by common medical presentations

Author Information
By Vicki Kotsirilos, AM, MBBS, FRACGP, FACNEM, Dr Vicki Kotsirilos, Medical Practitioner; Founder of the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA); Chair, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners-AIMA joint working party on Integrative Medicine; Adjunct Senior lecturer, Monash University; Luis Vitetta, PhD, GradDipNutrEnvironmed, GradDipIntegrMed, Associate Professor Luis Vitetta, Director, Centre for Integrative Clinical and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Queensland; Avni Sali, Prof. Avni Sali AM, MBBS, PhD, FRACS, FACS, FACNEM, Professor Avni Sali, Medical Practitioner, Founding Director, National Institute of Integrative Medicine; Honorary Professor, School of Medicine, University of Queensland and President International Council Integrative Medicine