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Cardiovascular Diseases in Women

Vivian A. Kominos.

in Integrative Women's Health

November 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 16834 words.

Cardiovascular disease is largely preventable, yet it kills one out of every three women. This chapter reviews evidence-based methods of primary and secondary prevention. Emphasis is placed...

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Cardiovascular Health

Vivian A. Kominos.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 12622 words.

Since cardiovascular disease (CVD) affects women differently than men, it is only fitting that CVD be examined separately for women. Chapter 35 summarizes what is currently known about the...

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Care of the elderly medicine

Edited by Elaine Jolly, Andrew Fry and Afzal Chaudhry.

in Training in Medicine

July 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Caring for Others. 11540 words.

Chapter 4 covers the basic science and clinical topics relating to care of the elderly which trainees are required to learn as part of their basic training and demonstrate in the MRCP. It...

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Central Pain States

Richard E. Harris.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 3021 words.

This chapter advocates for an approach to pain management that acknowledges a patient’s account of pain, recognizes the cluster of symptoms and conditions that can accompany pain, and...

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Central Sensitization Syndrome

Gary Kaplan.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4996 words.

Given the frequency of the comorbidity of chronic pain and other neuropsychiatric conditions it is not surprising that these diseases share overlapping pathophysiologic processes in the...

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Cervical Cancer

Lise Alschuler.

in Integrative Women's Health

February 2010; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Allied Health Professions; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4824 words.

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide, and is the most common female cancer in many developing countries (Rock et al. 2000). Just a century ago, cervical...

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Chemical Water Pollution and Human Health

Christopher P. Weis and Donald E. Tillitt.

in Integrative Environmental Medicine

February 2017; p ublished online March 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Public Health. 9522 words.

Human activities associated with environmental degradation are threatening urban and rural water supplies throughout the world. Although water quality in the United States surpasses that in...

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Chronic Abdominal Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Robert A. Bonakdar.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6990 words.

Chronic Abdominal Pain and Irritable Bowel Syndrome are associated with reduced quality of life and satisfaction with care often due to significant and undertreated comorbidities....

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Chronic Pain

Ronald J. Kulich, Jordan Backstrom and Erica Healey.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 4318 words.

Chronic pain management is often considered to fall within the scope of complimentary practice, a disease state replete with psychosocial factors that require ongoing assessment. This...

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Chronic Pediatric Pain

Mark Connelly and Joy A. Weydert.

in Integrative Pain Management

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5542 words.

Pain that recurs or persists over many months is surprisingly common among both healthy and chronically ill children, and complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) methods frequently are...

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