[edited by] Marc S. Micozzi ; with forewords by C. Everett Koop, Aviad Haramati and George D. Lundberg
Focusing on emerging therapies and those best supported by clinical trials and scientific evidence, "Fundamentals of Complementary and Alternative Medicine" describes some of the most prevalent and the fastest-growing CAM therapies in use today. Prominent author Dr. Marc Micozzi provides a complete overview of CAM, creating a solid foundation and context for therapies in current practice. Coverage of systems and therapies includes: mind, body, and spirit; traditional Western healing; and, traditional ethnomedical systems from around the world. Discussions include homeopathy, massage and manual therapies, chiropractic, a revised chapter on osteopathy, herbal medicine, aromatherapy, naturopathic medicine, and nutrition and hydration. With its wide range of topics, this is the ideal CAM reference for both students and practitioners!