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Anatomical Atlas of Acupucture Points

Hardback, 30/10/2003, £44.99

Mosby's Dictionary of Complementary

7, 25/01/2005, £30.99
Contains 6,000 alternative, and integrative medicine terms, designed to be a useful resource for the key terms related to complementary and alternative medicine. This resource offers coverage of CAM terms, and explains the meaning of archaic terms for modern practice.

Mosby's Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A Research Based Approach

Hardback, 18/08/2004, £43.99
Provides a clinically-relevant coverage of complementary and alternative medicine. This research-based book covers the history, philosophy, and mechanisms of complementary medicine and alternative therapies, and includes a review of the clinically controlled trials, indications, and contraindications of each therapy.

Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage 3ed

7, 17/02/2005, £38.99
Providing information on how to skillfully apply massage techniques, this practical text includes discussions on sanitation, hygiene, body mechanics, business practices, ethics, and more. Beginning with the basics and expanding to therapeutic applications, it also provides an introduction to complementary bodywork systems.

Teach Yourself Hand Reflexology

Paperback, 13/12/2003, £8.99
The title provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory and practice of hand reflexology, an ancient healing art that is becoming more popular and can be practised on oneself.

Essential Chemistry for Safe Aromatherapy

Paperback, 27/03/2002, £24.99
Provides an account of the key theoretical aspects of chemistry and its application into the safe practice of aromatherapy. This book offers a clear and concisely written guide to essential information in chemistry. It applies chemistry to the practical and therapeutic use of essential oils, and leads to a better understanding of them.

Medicine in Rehabilitation

Paperback, 27/09/2002, £39.99
Presents a comprehensive review of scientific information relating to complementary and alternative therapies and rehabilitation. This book outlines the state of knowledge in the area of CAM as it relates to rehabilitation. It deals with some of the widely encountered clinical conditions in rehabilitation, including cardiac and dementia.

Complementary Medicine

Paperback, 02/11/2006, £17.99
Aims to help pharmacists advise on complementary and alternative medicine, and recommend what is available and what may be appropriate for a particular patient. Giving an overview of CAM therapies, this book also focuses on specific conditions, with detail to those relevant to pharmacists - such as asthma and pain relief.

Aromatherapy for health professionals 3ed

Paperback, 08/11/2006, £31.99
Provides an introduction to aromatherapy as practiced in modern health care settings, providing information for the health professional who wants to learn about the subject. This book provides the in-depth knowledge needed to begin using essential oils in the practice environment.

Acupuncture in Practice: Beyond Points and Meridians 2ed

Paperback, 26/10/2001, £25.99
The main difficulty facing the newcomer to acupuncture is deciding where to place the needles. There is a bewildering range of possibilities, including traditional acupuncture, the use of trigger points, and the segmental approach. This book intends to simplify the choice by building on what is already known.

More Harm than Good?: The Moral Maze of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Paperback, 04/02/2018, £17.99
This book reveals the numerous ways in which moral, ethical and legal principles are being violated by those who provide, recommend or sell `complementary and alternative medicine' (CAM).

Oxford Assess and Progress: Clinical Medicine 3ed

Paperback, 23/02/2019, £26.49
Containing over 550 Single Best Answer questions, the third edition of Oxford Assess and Progress:Clinical Medicine is an essential revision tool.

Essential Guide to Herbal Safety

Hardback, 08/02/2005, £63.99
Covers the principles and issues of safety relating to herbal medicine, and examines the safety data for over 70 commonly used or contentious herbs. This book covers issues of quality, interactions, adverse reactions, toxicity, allergy, contact sensitivity, and idiosyncratic reactions.

Understanding Hydrolats

Paperback, 03/08/2004, £30.99
Details the nature, properties, and nomenclature of hydrosols, and gathers facts about distilled waters. Intended for aromatherapists, this book provides therapists with the confidence to practice safely with an understanding of the value of hydrosols.

Herbal Treatment of Children: Western and Ayurvedic Perspectives

Paperback, 26/08/2005, £29.99
Increasingly, healthcare professionals are encountering patients who are, or wish to be, taking herbal medicines. This book seeks to provide answers to frequently asked questions, and aims to enable healthcare professionals to recommend safe alternatives to orthodox treatment if appropriate.

Complementary & alternative medicine for child/adolescent care

Paperback, 30/10/2003, £27.99
Addresses medical conditions, and psycho-social development problems. This book, written by a nurse, health visitor and teacher, uses a problem-based approach that relates to conditions in everyday practice. It seeks to serve as a companion for the healthcare professionals who treat children and young adults.

Remedial Massage Therapy

Paperback, 30/06/2001, £15.00

Penguin Dictionary of Alternative Medicine

Paperback, 30/12/2007, £8.99

Mainstreaming of complementary & alternative medicine

Paperback, 30/10/2003, £42.99
The Mainstreaming of Complementary and Alternative Medicine allows a complex and informative picture to emerge of the different social forces at play in the integration of CAM with orthodox medicine.

Integrating Complementary Therapies in Primary Care: A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

Paperback, 13/12/2001, £59.99
Offers clinicians, therapists, and other healthcare professionals, a realistic routemap of the key issues, as well as practical ways in which to ensure close working, appropriate referrals, advice and treatment decisions.

Herbs in the Treatment of Children

Paperback, 05/03/2003, £43.99
Describes the use of Chinese and Western herbs in the treatment of childhood illnesses, focusing on methods of treatment that lead a child back to health rather than suppress symptoms. This book examines remedies used for a variety of common conditions and illnesses, and explores how to break the cycle of symptoms leading to a chronic condition.

Authentic Indian Head Massage 'Malish'

Paperback, 01/08/2002, £15.95

Traditional Herbal Medicines

7, 30/09/2007, £19.99
The part played by traditional medicines in our health care continues to increase year on year. Covering Chinese, Afro-Caribbean, Unani and Ayurvedic traditional medicines, this book describes the sources of these medicines, their known effects and side-effects, recommended dosages, and, very importantly, precautions.

Developing Holistic Care for Long-term Conditions

Paperback, 07/10/2009, £34.99
Focuses on how to help people with long-term health conditions cope effectively. This book covers physical and mental health, offering a holistic approach for students and practitioners in a variety of care settings.

Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis

Paperback, 01/02/2010, £12.99
A research-based approach to treating the devastating neurological condition multiple sclerosis, based on a combination of drug treatment and lifestyle modifications.

Payne's Handbook of Relaxation Techniques: A Practical Guide for the Health Care Professional 4ed

Paperback, 26/01/2010, £41.99
Presents a practical introduction to a variety of approaches to relaxation, both somatic and cognitive, that may usefully contribute to patient care.

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (£19.99)

Paperback, 01/09/2008, £28.00
A guide for undergraduate pharmacy students that gives bullet points of basic information on therapeutics. It focuses on what pharmacy students need to know in order to pass exams, providing bulleted information, key points, tips and a self-assessment section which includes MCQs, case studies, sample essay questions, and worked examples.

The Reflexology Handbook: A complete guide

7, 31/08/1989, £18.99
This guide explains how you can use the holistic technique of reflexology to relieve a wide range of physical problems and includes a chart of common ailments and special reflexology techniques.

Managing Pain: a User's Guide to Acupuncture

Paperback, 07/03/2013, £9.99
First practical, readable guide to the effectiveness of Chinese and Western styles of acupuncture.

Complete Homeopathy Handbook

Paperback, 27/09/1996, £20.00
A guide to the use of homeopathy in treating a wide range of complaints. The book includes treatments for: coughs, colds, flu and sore throats; childhood illnesses, such as mumps; food poisoning; a variety of accidents and injuries; and toothache, earache, headache and menstrual cramps.

Bartram's Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine

7, 29/10/1998, £14.99
Containing over 900 entries of general disease conditions and corresponding herbal treatments, this book covers therapeutic action, 550 monographs of medicinal plants, and the properties of herbs and preparations such as tinctures, liquid extracts, poultices and essential oils.

Orthodox and Alternative Medicine: Politics, Professionalization and Health Care

Paperback, 30/01/2003, £33.99
Explores the changing relationship between orthodox and alternative medicine in Britain and the United States. This book looks at the dilemmas posed for both medical orthodoxy and alternative medicine in the development of a more integrated health care system in Britain and the United States in the future.

Scripts and Strategies in Hypnotherapy: Complete Works

Hardback, 06/02/2004, £29.50
"Scripts and Strategies in Hypnotherapy" Volumes 1 and 2 have been combined to create a single comprehensive source of scripts and strategies that can be used by hypnotherapists to build a successful framework for any therapy session.

Cannabis From Pariah to Prescription

Paperback, 09/03/2004, £52.99
The practical applications of cannabis pharmaceuticals are explored through a wide range of clinical studies, including a discussion of the benefits and side effects when using cannabis, cannabinoids or CBMEs; a tolerability study via multiple administration routes to compare effects; etc.
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