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.
- 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.
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 complementary medicines
11 Herbs and natural supplements in pregnancy
12 Introduction to wellness
Number Of Pages: 236
Published: 21st November 2014
Publisher: Elsevier Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Volume Number: 1
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 19.7
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised