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Complementary, alternative, and integrative medicine

Margaret L. Stuber and Brandon Horn.

in Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Palliative Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 5130 words.

What is now regarded as CAM emerged from ancient faith traditions, primarily in India and China. They are deeply spiritual approaches to health, and to the integration of the body, mind,...

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Complementary and Alternative Medical Therapies for Pain

Richard E. Harris and Suzanna M. Zick.

in Managing Pain

March 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 6089 words.

Complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) are a heterogeneous group of therapies, which are highly utilized by people with chronic pain. Because of the heterogeneous nature of CAM...

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Complementary and alternative medicine in palliative care

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells.

in Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

June 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 9638 words.

This chapter on complementary and alternative medicine in palliative care covers alternative medical systems, mind-body therapies, biologically-based practices, and manipulative and...

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Heart Failure

Roy S. Gardner, Theresa A. McDonagh and Niki L. Walker.

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Pathology; Clinical Skills; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Interventional Radiology; Surgical Skills; Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Medical Oncology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Medical Skills; Peri-operative Care; Palliative Medicine. 512 pages.

Heart failure is an important and ever expanding sub-speciality of cardiology, and many health care professional bodies are now developing specialist expertise in heart failure. With...

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Managing Pain

Edited by Chad M. Brummett and Steven P. Cohen.

March 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Palliative Medicine; Pain Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 517 pages.

This resource offers a fundamental guide on the diagnosis and therapy of frequently encountered pain conditions for non-pain physicians and clinicians. Written using easily-accessible...

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Oxford Handbook of Palliative Care

Max Watson, Caroline Lucas, Andrew Hoy and Jo Wells.

June 2009; p ublished online August 2010 .

Book. Subjects: Palliative Medicine; Medical Ethics; Communication Skills; Pharmacology; Pain Medicine; Geriatric Medicine; Rehabilitation Medicine; Occupational Therapy; Dietetics; Physiotherapy; Speech and Language Therapy; Arts Therapies; Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Community Medical Services. 1088 pages.

Updated throughout with an additional emphasis on nursing care, this resource is a concise and authoritative guide to modern palliative care. Easily accessible, it's ideal for the busy...

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Oxford Textbook of Spirituality in Healthcare

Mark R Cobb, Christina M Puchalski and Bruce Rumbold.

August 2012; p ublished online August 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Palliative Medicine; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 512 pages.

Spirituality and healthcare is an emerging field of research, practice and policy, and healthcare organisations and practitioners are therefore challenged to understand and address...

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