9780134754062

Complementary & Integrative Therapies for Nursing Practice

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  • ISBN13:

    9780134754062

  • ISBN10:

    0134754069

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-01-22
  • Publisher: Pearson

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For nursing courses covering alternative healing.

The most complete research┬┐-based guide to complementary and alternative medicine
Complementary & Integrative Therapies for Nursing Practice is today’s most comprehensive overview of alternative health practices and complementary therapies from a nursing perspective. With an easy-to-follow format, the text helps nursing students assimilate thousands of years of healing knowledge and integrate complementary healing methods into Western health care practices. Students will learn specific techniques they can apply to improving the health of their patients and their own well-being. The 5th edition further emphasizes practical applications of complementary and integrative medicine, while providing new research, resources, and topics of interest supporting key concepts. 

Author Biography

Karen Lee Fontaine has authored numerous nursing textbooks since 1987, some of which have been translated into Spanish, Korean, Greek, and Russian. She has 10 journal publications and 22 contributed chapters in a variety of nursing textbooks. She is a certified sex therapist (American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists) and maintains a private practice in Chicago. She has recently retired as Professor of Nursing, Purdue University Northwest.

Table of Contents

PART 1: HEALING PRACTICES: COMPLEMENTARY AND INTEGRATIVE THERAPIES FOR NURSES
1. Integrative Healing
2. Basic Concepts Guiding Integrative Therapies
3. The Role of Evidence-Based Health Care in Complementary and Integrative Therapies

PART 2: SYSTEMATIZED HEALTH-CARE PRACTICES
4. Traditional Chinese Medicine
5. Ayurvedic Medicine
6. Native American Healing and Curanderismo

PART 3: BOTANICAL HEALING
7. Herbs and Nutritional Supplements
8. Aromatherapy
9. Homeopathy
10. Naturopathy

PART 4: MANUAL HEALING METHODS
11. Chiropractic
12. Massage
13. Pressure Point Therapies
14. Hand—Mediated Biofield Therapies
15. Combined Physical and Biofield Therapy

PART 5: MIND-BODY TECHNIQUES
16. Yoga
17. Meditation
18. Hypnotherapy and Guided Imagery
19. Dreamwork
20. Intuition
21. Music as a Therapeutic Tool
22. Biofeedback
23. Movement-Oriented Therapies

PART 6: SPIRITUAL THERAPIES
24. Shamans
25. Faith and Prayer

PART 7: OTHER THERAPIES
26. Bioelectromagnetics
27. Animal-Facilitated Therapy

Appendix: Complementary Therapies for Common Health Problems

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