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Alternative medical practices

North Carolina. General Assembly. Legislative Research Commission.

Alternative medical practices

report to the 1993 General Assembly of North Carolina

by North Carolina. General Assembly. Legislative Research Commission.

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Published by The Commission in Raleigh, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Alternative medicine -- Law and legislation -- North Carolina.,
    • Physicians -- Licenses -- North Carolina.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementLegislative Research Commission.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFN7760 .A25 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1048522M
      LC Control Number93621215

      Alternative Medicine Alternative medicine is used in place ofstandard medical treatments. One example is using a special diet to treat cancer instead of a method that a cancer specialist (an oncologist) suggests. Integrative Medicine Integrative medicine is a total approach to carethat involves the patient’s mind, body, and spirit. It. combines complementary and alternative approaches with conventional medicine. In addition, they divide the modalities into four domains, plus establish a category for whole medical systems, which crosses all domains. These domains are: • Manipulative and Body-based Practices • Mind-body Medicine • Biologically-based Practices.

      What Is Alternative Medicine? 'Alternative medicine' is a general term that covers medical practices that aren't considered mainstream, but are believed to have some beneficial purposes. Common types of alternative medicine include chiropractic, acupuncture, herbal medicine, and some types of massage. Read on to learn more about this Skills: Medical training and knowledge, personable with patients, informed in the field of homeopathy.   Alternative medicine: Alternative medicine is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard care. Standard care is what medical doctors, doctors of osteopathy, and allied health professionals, such as nurses and physical therapists, practice. Alternative medicine is used in place of standard medical care.

      Did you know that you may already be providing complementary or alternative medicine (CAM) in your practice? If you have used meditation, biofeedback, hypnosis or progressive muscle relaxation, you are part of the growing field of CAM, a group of diverse medical and health-care systems, practices and products that are not generally considered part of conventional medicine. Alternative Medicine: The Definitive Guide is packed with lifesaving information and alternative treatments from of the world'¬?s leading alternative /5(7).


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In the industrial nations, a surprisingly large proportion of people opt for practices and products for which proof as to their safety and efficacy is modest at best, practices that in the aggregate are known as complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) or as traditional medicine (TM).

Much of this book considers the formidable challenges to Cited by: Complementary & Alternative Medicine - Books, Journals, Series, Textbooks, Reference Works, Electronic Media from Springer. Acupuncture is an effective form of alternative medicine that has proven to treat over 20 conditions including depression, hypertension and stroke, Author: Christine Huang.

Alternative medical practices book Practices in Complementary and Alternative Medicine by Lynda W. Freeman Book Resume: Best Practices in Complementary and Alternative Medicine is based on extensive interviews with: physicians, physician assistants, nurses and nurse practitioners, psychiatrists and psychologists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists.

Continued Homeopathy. Homeopathy is a complete system of medical theory and practice. Its founder, German physician Samuel Christian Hahnemann (. Discover how integrative medicine combines mainstream and alternative practices to improve health.

By Mayo Clinic Staff More than 30% of Americans adults report using health care approaches not typically associated with conventional medicine, according to the National Center for Health Statistics.

As a result, doctors are starting to combine these techniques with conventional treatments. This approach — called integrative (in-tuh-GRAY-tiv) medicine — takes advantage of evidence-based conventional and alternative medicine practices to improve health and treat illness.

In additional to complementary and alternative, you may also hear the term “functional medicine.” This term sometimes refers to a concept similar to integrative health (described below), but it may also refer to an approach that more closely resembles naturopathy (a medical system that has evolved from a combination of traditional practices.

The widespread use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is of major importance to today's health care consumers, practitioners, researchers, and policy makers. For example, look at the following statistics on CAM: 42 percent of people in the United States report that they have used at least one CAM therapy: however, less than 40 percent of those using CAM disclosed such use to a.

Alternative medical systems are entire systems of health theory and practice (including traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, naturopathy, and homeopathy) that developed separately from conventional medicine.

These systems typically use a variety of methods that fall under the CAM umbrella (herbal remedies, manipulative practices). This guide was designed to provide an overview of complementary and alternative medicine and to help you locate additional resources and information on the topic.

Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice is an internationally refereed journal published to meet the broad ranging needs of the healthcare profession in the effective and professional integration of complementary therapies within clinical practice.

Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice aims to provide rigorous peer reviewed papers addressing research, implementation of. This book investigates the ways in which the evidence base is influencing complementary and alternative medicine in general and Ayurveda and allied health practices in particular.

The latter have traditionally been prevalent in Asia and are now increasingly attracting interest : $   Complementary medicine comprises a group of therapeutic disciplines and diagnostic procedures such as message therapy, meditation, Tai Chi, and yoga. Alternative medicine is comprised of medical practices such as supplements, herbal supplements, teas, magnet and message therapy.

DOs—doctors of osteopathy—attend a four-year basic medical program followed by internships and residencies, and should be licensed by the state in which they practice. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard medical care.

Standard medical care is medicine that is practiced by health professionals who hold an M.D. (medical doctor) or D.O. (doctor of osteopathy) degree. It is also practiced by other health professionals, such as physical therapists, physician assistants. Michael H.

Cohen, Esq. is an attorney and internationally-recognized authority in legal and regulatory issues affecting complementary and alternative medicine.

He has authored books (see Suggested Resources) and numerous articles on health law and medical ethics. He received his J.D. and M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine: Paradigm, Practice, and Policy Advancing Integrative Health is the leading peer-reviewed journal providing scientific research for the evaluation and integration of complementary and alternative medicine into mainstream medical Journal delivers original research that directly impacts patient care therapies, protocols, and.

The evidence-based discussion explores complementary, alternative, and integrative health (CAIH) across various cultural and ethnic groups both in the U.S. and internationally, to give you a greater understanding of the different modalities—including a literature-backed examination of proven methods and questionable practices within a cross.

Medieval medicine in Western Europe was composed of a mixture of existing ideas from antiquity. In the Early Middle Ages, following the fall of the Western Roman Empire, standard medical knowledge was based chiefly upon surviving Greek and Roman texts, preserved in monasteries and elsewhere.

Medieval medicine is widely misunderstood, thought of as a uniform attitude composed of placing hopes. The Institute of Medicine, in its book entitled, to be a separate category rather than another domain because alternative medical systems use practices from the four domains listed above.

For. In his book, Offit singles out a number of popular alternative doctors for questionable practices: • Joseph Mercola, an Illinois physician, sells a variety of supplements and alternative medical.Inhe received the Complementary and Alternative Medicine Research Investigator Award from the Society of Behavioral Medicine.

Dr. Elkins is the president-elect of APA Division 30 (Society of Psychological Hypnosis) and the author of three books and more than 75 articles in the areas of clinical psychology, health, and :