Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Health : A Multicultural Perspective (Heftet)

Serie: Public Health/AAHE 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 384
Forlag: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Public Health/AAHE
ISBN/EAN: 9781118880333
Omtale: Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Health : A Multicultural Perspective
Complementary, Alternative, and Integrative Health: A Multicultural Perspective provides a critical analysis of non-allopathic healing practices, including their uses, limitations, and scientific basis. 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-cultural framework. Each chapter highlights the scientific analysis of the practices relevant to each group, and guides you toward independent analysis of the risks and benefits of the practices discussed. Emphasizing the student as a future health professional, this book includes case studies, examples, questions, and discussion problems that underscore the role of health educators in educating consumers about CAIH practices.

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