Complementary Therapies for Pain Management

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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

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    Summary

    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

    Author Edzard Ernst
    Publisher Mosby
    Number of Pages 372
    Book Format Softback
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