Complementary Therapies for Pain Management

Complementary Therapies for Pain Management

Edzard Ernst

Description

Pain is the single most common reason for patients to consult a

CAM practitioner. This essential new book provides concise evidence-based information on complementary and alternative medicine (

CAM ) in relation to pain. Each section has a clear and accessible design to enable quick decision-making, and includes an analysis of the most up-to-date research available.

Reviews

“We have to thank Edzard Ernst for his achievement in bringing together a comprehensive summary of the evidence that exists within many important areas of complementary medicine.” George Lewith. Pain News. Autumn 2007

Key Features

  • Provides a single authoritative reference source on

    CAM for pain for healthcare professionals

  • Takes a systematic and evidence-based approach
  • Offers concise information on

    CAM diagnostic methods and treatments for pain

  • Summarises clinical trial data on the effectiveness of

    CAM for specific areas of pain

  • Alerts readers to areas where

    CAM may present risks

  • Weighs the benefits and risks of each

    CAM treatment in relation to pain

  • Includes CD-ROM for easy searching of the text
  • Author Information

    Edzard Ernst, MD, PhD, FRCP, FRCPED, Professor of Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK

    SKU: 9780723434009


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    Overview

    AuthorEdzard Ernst
    PublisherMosby
    Number Of Pages372
    Book FormatSoftback
    ISBN978-0723434009

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