The Resource Alternative therapies, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor, (electronic resource)

Alternative therapies, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor, (electronic resource)

Label
Alternative therapies
Title
Alternative therapies
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Engdahl, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Alternative Therapies: Is the Growing Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies Beneficial?; Are the Major Alternatives to Conventional Medicine Safe and Effective?; Should the Government Restrict the Use of Alternative Therapies?; What Complementary Therapies Are Used Along with Conventional Medicine?"--
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Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
615.5/35
Index
index present
LC call number
R733
LC item number
.A5157 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Engdahl, Sylvia
Series statement
Current controversies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative medicine
  • Naturopathy
Label
Alternative therapies, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:OVIC&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft.isbn=9780737756104&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:inde80299
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1: Is the Growing Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies Beneficial? Overview: What is complementary and alternative medicine? / National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- Yes: Complementary and alternative therapies serve needs not met by conventional medicine. Cost-effective alternative therapies are being employed by integrative medicine / Deepak Chopra, Dean Ornish, Rustum Roy, and Andrew Weil -- Alternative therapies do good but should not be integrated with conventional medicine / Bruce G. Charlton -- Complementary and alternative therapies are helpful even if they are placebos / William Grassie -- No: Most complementary and alternative therapies are unproven and sometimes harmful. Complementary and alternative therapies are based on pseudoscience / Narendra Nayak -- Promotion of complementary and alternative therapies is deceptive / Marilynn Marchione -- ch. 2: Are the Major Alternatives to Conventional Medicine Safe and Effective? Chapter preface -- Acupuncture is suitable for treating a wide range of conditions / Douglas Dupler, Teresa G. Odle, and David Edward Newton -- Acupuncture produces no greater effect than a placebo / Richard Saint Cyr -- Homeopathic medicines are worthless and should not be sold as drugs / Stephen Barrett -- Many patients are being helped by chiropractic care / Julie Deardorff -- Chiropractic spine manipulation may do more harm than good / J.D. Haines -- Ayurveda is a widely used traditional system of healing / National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- The effectiveness and safety of ayurvedic drugs has not been tested / Meera Nanda -- Naturopathy aims not only to treat disease but also to restore health / American Association of Naturopathic Physicians -- There is no evidence to support the claims of naturopathy / Robert T. Carroll -- ch. 3: Should the Government Restrict the Use of Alternative Therapies? Chapter preface -- Yes: The government should favor conventional medicine and judge alternatives by its standards. Protecting public health is the responsibility of the government / Brennen McKenzie -- The government should force minors to accept conventional medical treatment / Steven Novella -- Parents of children who die from reliance on alternative therapies should go to prison / Phil Plait -- The law exempting dietary supplements from regulation should be repealed / David H. Gorski -- No: Government interference with health care choices is a violation of personal freedom. Access to complementary and alternative therapies must be protected / Diane Miller -- The 2010 health care reform law hurts users of alternative therapies / Curt Levey and Jim Turner -- Opponents of CAM apply a double standard to evidence of its effectiveness / Richard A. Jaffe -- People have a right to make their own health care choices even if they are wrong / Jon Rappoport -- ch. 4: What Complementary Therapies Are Used with Conventional Medicine? Chapter preface -- Tai chi has many health benefits for people of all ages and conditions / HealthyWomen -- Music therapy is used in many ways to help patients heal / Pam Mellskog -- Creative arts are often used as therapy by health care institutions / Elaine Zablocki -- Dog therapy helps people recover from emotional illness / Jennifer Caprioli -- Glossary -- Organizations to contact
Control code
OPPV000909318
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access limited to licensed institutions
Isbn
9780737756111
Lccn
2011024601
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) OPPV000909318
  • (WaSeSS)ssj0000909318
Label
Alternative therapies, Sylvia Engdahl, book editor, (electronic resource)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:OVIC&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft.isbn=9780737756104&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:inde80299
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1: Is the Growing Use of Complementary and Alternative Therapies Beneficial? Overview: What is complementary and alternative medicine? / National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- Yes: Complementary and alternative therapies serve needs not met by conventional medicine. Cost-effective alternative therapies are being employed by integrative medicine / Deepak Chopra, Dean Ornish, Rustum Roy, and Andrew Weil -- Alternative therapies do good but should not be integrated with conventional medicine / Bruce G. Charlton -- Complementary and alternative therapies are helpful even if they are placebos / William Grassie -- No: Most complementary and alternative therapies are unproven and sometimes harmful. Complementary and alternative therapies are based on pseudoscience / Narendra Nayak -- Promotion of complementary and alternative therapies is deceptive / Marilynn Marchione -- ch. 2: Are the Major Alternatives to Conventional Medicine Safe and Effective? Chapter preface -- Acupuncture is suitable for treating a wide range of conditions / Douglas Dupler, Teresa G. Odle, and David Edward Newton -- Acupuncture produces no greater effect than a placebo / Richard Saint Cyr -- Homeopathic medicines are worthless and should not be sold as drugs / Stephen Barrett -- Many patients are being helped by chiropractic care / Julie Deardorff -- Chiropractic spine manipulation may do more harm than good / J.D. Haines -- Ayurveda is a widely used traditional system of healing / National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine -- The effectiveness and safety of ayurvedic drugs has not been tested / Meera Nanda -- Naturopathy aims not only to treat disease but also to restore health / American Association of Naturopathic Physicians -- There is no evidence to support the claims of naturopathy / Robert T. Carroll -- ch. 3: Should the Government Restrict the Use of Alternative Therapies? Chapter preface -- Yes: The government should favor conventional medicine and judge alternatives by its standards. Protecting public health is the responsibility of the government / Brennen McKenzie -- The government should force minors to accept conventional medical treatment / Steven Novella -- Parents of children who die from reliance on alternative therapies should go to prison / Phil Plait -- The law exempting dietary supplements from regulation should be repealed / David H. Gorski -- No: Government interference with health care choices is a violation of personal freedom. Access to complementary and alternative therapies must be protected / Diane Miller -- The 2010 health care reform law hurts users of alternative therapies / Curt Levey and Jim Turner -- Opponents of CAM apply a double standard to evidence of its effectiveness / Richard A. Jaffe -- People have a right to make their own health care choices even if they are wrong / Jon Rappoport -- ch. 4: What Complementary Therapies Are Used with Conventional Medicine? Chapter preface -- Tai chi has many health benefits for people of all ages and conditions / HealthyWomen -- Music therapy is used in many ways to help patients heal / Pam Mellskog -- Creative arts are often used as therapy by health care institutions / Elaine Zablocki -- Dog therapy helps people recover from emotional illness / Jennifer Caprioli -- Glossary -- Organizations to contact
Control code
OPPV000909318
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access limited to licensed institutions
Isbn
9780737756111
Lccn
2011024601
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) OPPV000909318
  • (WaSeSS)ssj0000909318

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