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Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Nursing Practice,9780135102466

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Nursing Practice

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Pub. Date:
1/6/2010
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Prentice Hall
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Summary

Providing a comprehensive overview of alternative health practices and complementary therapies from a nursing perspective, this enlightening and informative resource covers the principles, techniques, research, health promotion methods and healing practices for specific illnesses and symptoms.

This newly updated third edition incorporates the latest research findings, expanded resource sections, additional photographs, and thoroughly updated material. This is a perfect resource for nurses and practitioners in allied health fields who seek to expand their practice to offer wider choices to consumers of health care.

This practical guide covers the principles, techniques, research, and health promotion methods and healing practices of specific illnesses and symptoms. It encourages readers to explore alternative approaches and increases their knowledge about factors that contribute to health and illness.

Includes:

-Chapters related to botanical healings, manual healing methods, mind-body techniques, and spiritual approaches to therapeutic intervention.

-USING RESEARCH TO HEAL feature presents current studies to further critical thinking and inspire you to design studies to answer your own questions.

-TRY THIS feature gives an example of how alternative practices can be integrated into your own life, as well as giving you ideas for client education.

-Appendix on Alternative Therapies for Common Health Problems.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Reviewersp. xiv
Healing Practices: Complementary/Alternative Therapies for Nursesp. 1
Integrative Healingp. 3
Basic Concepts Guiding Alternative Therapiesp. 21
The Role of Evidence-Based Health Care in Complementary and Alternative Therapiesp. 41
Systematized Health Care Practicesp. 55
Traditional Chinese Medicinep. 57
Ayurvedic Medicinep. 80
Native American Healing and Curanderismop. 101
Botanical Healingp. 121
Herbs and Nutritional Supplementsp. 123
Aromatherapyp. 145
Homeopathyp. 160
Naturopathyp. 171
Manual Healing Methodsp. 179
Chiropracticp. 181
Massagep. 193
Pressure Point Therapiesp. 213
Hand-Mediated Biofield Therapiesp. 228
Combined Physical and Biofield Therapiesp. 242
Mind-Body Techniquesp. 251
Yogap. 253
Meditationp. 268
Hypnotherapy and Guided Imageryp. 283
Dreamworkp. 301
Intuitionp. 317
Music Therapyp. 326
Biofeedbackp. 335
Movement-Oriented Therapiesp. 341
Spiritual Therapiesp. 353
Shamansp. 355
Faith and Prayerp. 366
Other Therapiesp. 383
Bioelectromagneticsp. 385
Animal-Assisted Therapyp. 399
Appendix Alternative Therapies for Common Health Problemsp. 417
Indexp. 443
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