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Herbs and Natural Supplements, Volume 1

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ISBN: 978-0-7295-4171-8

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Herbs and Natural Supplements, Volume 1 , 4th Edition

An Evidence-Based Guide

By Lesley Braun, PhD, BPharm, DipAppSciNat and Marc Cohen, MBBS(Hons), PhD, BMedSc(Hons), FAMAC, FICAE

236 pages
Copyright 2015
$44.99, Paperback, Reference

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Herbs and Natural Supplements, 4th Edition: An evidence-based guide is an authoritative, evidence-based reference. This two volume resource is essential to the safe and effective use of herbal, nutritional and food supplements.

The first volume provides a foundation of knowledge in the clinical practice of complementary medicine.

It emphasises safe practice with strategies to prevent adverse drug reactions, guidelines in assessing benefit, risk and harm and the evaluation of research.

Key Features

  • • Comprehensive review of herbal medicine, clinical nutrition, aromatherapy, and food as medicine
  • • Patient safety and wellness
  • • Considerations in preoperative care and pregnancy
  • • Use in the treatment of cancer
  • • Herb/nutrient – drug interactions.

New to this Edition

Provides up-to-date evidence on the latest research impacting on herbal and natural medicine by top leaders within the fields of Pharmacy, Herbal Medicine and Natural Medicine.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction to complementary medicine

2 Introduction to herbal medicine

3 Introduction to clinical nutrition

4 Introduction to aromatherapy

5 Introduction to food as medicine

6 Introduction to the practice of integrative medicine

7 Safety of complementary medicines

8 Interactions with herbal and natural medicines

9 Preoperative care: considerations

10 Cancer and the safety of complemenary medicines

11 Herbs and natural supplements in pregnancy

12 Introduction to wellness

Author Information

By Lesley Braun, PhD, BPharm, DipAppSciNat, Associate Professor of Integrative Medicine (Hon) National institute of Complementary Medicine, University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia Senior Research Fellow (Hon), Monash/Alfred Psychiatric Research Centre, VIC, Australia and Marc Cohen, MBBS(Hons), PhD, BMedSc(Hons), FAMAC, FICAE, Professor at School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne

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