A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine
1 Jan 2010
A comprehensive textbook on the non-pharmacological treatments for common medical practice problems, with the support of current scientific evidence. Non-pharmacological approaches include advice for lifestyle and behavioural factors, mind-body medicine, stress management, dietary changes, exercise and sleep advice, nutritional and herbal medicine, acupuncture, complementary medicines and the role of sunshine that may have an impact on the treatment of the disease(s). Only proven therapies from current research are included, particularly from Cochrane reviews and research from systematic reviews, randomised control trials and published cohort and case studies.