Guided by Hippocrates' dictum, this book takes a scientific look at the current plethora of alternative treatments that are rapidly growing in popularity. These treatments are piled high in every pharmacy, written about in every magazine, discussed on millions of web pages and used by billions of people, yet they are regarded with scepticism by many doctors.
This book is a compilation of chapters written by experts in their field on
various modalities and dimensions of holistic health care and aging. We
envision the book to be a compendium of reliable and authoritative information
on complementary and alternative therapies that health professionals
may use as they seek to improve the health and quality of life
of those in their care.
Tuyển tập các báo cáo nghiên cứu về y học được đăng trên tạp chí y học Critical Care giúp cho các bạn có thêm kiến thức về ngành y học đề tài: The journal ‘chiropractic & osteopathy’ changes its title to ‘chiropractic & manual therapies’. a new name, a new era...
According to a random survey conducted in 1997, 42% of Americans
sought out and used one or more types of medical interventions that
were not taught in medical schools and were not generally available in
U.S. hospitals. This represented an eight percentage point increase over
the 1990 results of the same survey. While the vast majority (96%) of
these people were also seeking conventional treatment for their health
problems, less than 40% of these people told their conventional doctors
what they were doing. Clearly, something’s going on with alternative