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Integrating Complementary Therapies in Primary Care

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ISBN: 978-0-443-06345-9

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Integrating Complementary Therapies in Primary Care

A Practical Guide for Health Professionals

By David Peters, MBChB, DRCOG, MFHom, MLCOM, Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK), Gerry Harris, BA, LicAc, BAcC and Sue Morrison, MA, FRCGP

352 pages
Copyright 2002
$134.00, Paperback, Reference

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This book is a practical and readable guide to the integration of complementary therapies into mainstream primary care. Based on the successful experiences of the authors in a clinical setting, it offers clinicians, therapists, and other healthcare professionals a realistic routemap of the key issues, as well as practical ways in which to ensure close working, appropriate referrals, advice and treatment decisions. Patient information sheets and clinical guidance sheets for key conditions are included in full.

Reviews

"A Must for those interested in Complementary Therapies ." Pieter U. Dijkstra, PT, MT, PhD, Manual Therapy Vol 7 No 2 (2002)
text is essential reading for all those interested in the critical evaluation of CAM and it s integration into a primary care environment...This is a timely and important book which I am sure will do much to raise the standards, quality and professionalism of those working in complementary medicine... There is no doubt in my mind that this is a must buy for all those interested in integrated medical practice ." George Lewith, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Vol 10 No 1, March 2002
unique slant of this readable and informative text is its emphasis on the integration of complementary therapies in the context of primary care. This is a hefty text, but a valuable resource for practitioners and teachers committed to the integration of complementary therapies and healing relationships. A true labour of love ." Professor Dawn Freshwater, Complementary Therapies in Nursing & Midwifery, Vol 8 No 3, August 2002
must for those who are interested in Complementary Therapies."Manual Therapy Vol 7 No 2, May 2002
how to do it book"Integrated Health Issue no 10, April 2002
instruction manual about integrating CAM into (UK) primary care. This is a very practical book."" E Ernest, Focus on Alternative and Complementary Therapies, June 2002
book is one of a kind. It is a superb reference source for excisting herbalists."" Bob Harris, Rhiannon Harris, The International Journal of Aromatherapy

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By David Peters, MBChB, DRCOG, MFHom, MLCOM, Clinical Director, School of Intergrated Health, University of Westminster, London; Director, Complementary Therapies Unit and Osteopath, Marylebone Health Centre, London, UK; Leon Chaitow, ND, DO (UK), Registered Osteopath and Naturopath; Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Lecturer, School of Life Sciences, University of Westminster, London, UK; Fellow, British Naturopathic Association.; Fellow, College of Osteopaths, UK; Gerry Harris, BA, LicAc, BAcC, Associate Dean, Postgraduate General Practice Education, London; Senior Lecturer, School of Intergrated Health, University of Westminster, London, UK and Sue Morrison, MA, FRCGP, Formerly Associate Dean Postgraduate General Practice, North Thames(West), London; Lead General Practitioner, Marylebone Health Centre, London; Director of Student Health Services and Visiting Lecturer, School of Integrated Health

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