Herbs Natural Supplements

Author: Lesley Braun
Editor: Elsevier Australia
ISBN: 0729539105
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A must-have health companion for herbalists, naturopaths, complementary medicine practitioners and students "Recommended evidence-based reference on Complementary Medicines" National Pharmacy Board 2010 Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition: An evidence-based guide presents evidence-based information on the 130 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements used across Australia and New Zealand. This exhaustive textbook is organised alphabetically by each herb or nutrient's common name. Herbs and nutrients are then accompanied by critical information such as daily intake, main actions and indications, adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions, safety in pregnancy and more. This new edition of Herbs and Natural Supplements has been expanded with new chapters on pregnancy and wellness. It also features 10 new monographs for Arginine, Dunaliella, Elde, Goji, Pelargonium, Prebiotics, Red Yeast Rice, Rhodioloa, Shatavari and Taurine. . provides current, evidence-based information on herbal, nutritional and food supplements used in Australia and New Zealand . is user-friendly and easily organised by easy-to-find A-Z herbal monographs . appendices offering important additional information for the safe use of herbal and nutritional supplements, including a list of poison information centres, associations, manufacturers and more . offers clear, comprehensive tables including herb/natural supplement - drug interactions . lists the pharmacological actions of all herbs and natural supplements . a glossary of terms relevant to herbs and natural supplements . two comprehensive new chapters: Herbs and Natural Supplements in Pregnancy and Introduction to Wellness . all chapters completely updated and expanded . ten new monographs taking the total to 130 . now also available as an eBook! A code inside Herbs and Natural Supplements, 3rd Edition: An evidence-based guide enables a full text download, allowing you to browse and search electronically, make notes and bookmarks in the electronic files and highlight material

Herbs And Natural Supplements Volume 2

Author: Lesley Braun
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 072958173X
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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 second volume provides current, evidence-based monographs on the 132 most popular herbs, nutrients and food supplements. Organised alphabetically, each monograph includes daily intake, main actions and indications, adverse reactions, contraindications and precautions, safety in pregnancy and more. Recommended by the Pharmacy Board of Australia as an evidence-based reference works (print) that pharmacists are meant to have access to when dispensing Contributed content from naturopaths, GPs, pharmacists, and herbalists Useful in a clinical setting as well as a reference book. It provides up-to-date evidence on the latest research impacting on herbal and natural medicine by top leaders in Australia within the fields of Pharmacy, Herbal Medicine and Natural Medicine

Essential Herbs And Natural Supplements

Author: Lesley Braun
Editor: Elsevier
ISBN: 0729586537
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Essential Herbs and Natural Supplements is an evidence-based quick reference guide. This go-to resource is essential for safe and effective clinical recommendations of herbal medicines and natural supplements. It provides current, evidence-based monographs on the 50 most commonly used herbs, nutrients and food supplements. It emphasises safe practice with strategies to prevent adverse drug reactions, guidelines in assessing benefit, risk and harm and the evaluation of research. 50 evidence-based monographs on the most used herbs and natural supplements 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 Considerations of herbs and natural supplements in pregnancy

Herbs And Natural Supplements Volume 1

Author: Lesley Braun
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729581721
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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. 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. 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.

Mosby S Handbook Of Herbs Natural Supplements E Book

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323066496
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Access the most reliable information on herbs and alternative medicines from trusted author, Linda Skidmore-Roth, in Mosby’s Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements! Reviewed by nurses and herbalists alike, this authoritative resource presents herb and supplement profiles in a convenient, A-Z format for fast reference. This edition’s updated, streamlined design helps you find information quickly, and a new systematic pregnancy and breastfeeding classification offers the latest guidelines for this special client population. Detailed monographs for 300 commonly used herbal products and natural supplements include vital information on the products you’ll encounter with your clients. Updated references and information from new studies make this a reliable source for herbal content. Alert icons warn you of potentially dangerous reactions that could threaten your clients’ health. Popular Herb, Pregnancy, and Pediatric icons help you find relevant content quickly for common herbs and herbs for special populations. Quick-reference format presents consistent monographs for each herb and makes it easy to find the information you need. Herbal Resource appendix, Drug/Herb Interaction appendix, Pediatric Herbal Use appendix, and a list of abbreviations provide essential resources and expanded herbal material in one convenient spot. A comprehensive index of herbal terms allows you to look up an herb by its common or scientific name, as well as by condition. A pregnancy classification system from the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration allows you to analyze herbs individually and provides a consistent formula to decide which herbs should be used. Updated content throughout includes the latest uses, actions, dosages, contraindications, side effects/adverse reactions, interactions, pharmacology, alerts, and references. Pediatric Herbal Use appendix covers uses, guidelines, and expanded pediatric and adolescent information for 32 herbs. Drug/Herb Interaction appendix lists known drug and herb interactions for herbs included in the handbook to ensure client safety.

Mosby S Handbook Of Herbs Natural Supplements

Author: Linda Skidmore-Roth
Editor: Mosby Incorporated
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This essential handbook presents detailed monographs for approximately 300 commonly used herbal products and natural supplements--including 19 herbs new to this edition. Arranged in alphabetical order, each monograph incorporates authoritative information on common names, pronunciations (new), scientific names, origins, uses (reported and investigational), forms, dosages, contraindications, side effects and adverse reactions, interactions with herbs, drugs, foods, and lab tests, client considerations, pharmacology (pharmacokinetics, chemical components and actions) and references. Features detailed monographs of over 300 commonly used herbal products and natural supplements covering common names, botanical names, actions, origins, uses, dosages, side effects, contraindications and precautions with explanations, pharmacokinetics, chemical components, and interactions with foods, other herbal products, and with drugs. Notes safety information from both the FDA and the American Herbal Product Association in each herb''s monograph. Provides current, reliable, unbiased information, based on the German E Commission monographs and other authoritative clinical sources. Includes up-to-date references for each individual monograph with specific sources cited for doses, research, interactions, and pharmacokinetics. Features alerts to highlight critical information. Includes a unique, comprehensive Table of Contents with user-friendly cross-references for herbs with descriptive names (i.e. black hellebore/hellebore, black). Organizes monographs A-Z by common name of herbal product in natural order, making material easy to find. Presents information in a proven, quick reference format similar to that used in Mosby''s Nursing Drug Reference. Provides an introductory chapter detailing key information on current issues with research, supply, harvest, manufacture, storage, shelf life, and special population considerations for usage of herbals and supplements in general. Includes an Herbal Resources appendix listing useful websites and organizations in the herbal industry. Provides a Glossary of herbal terms to clarify dose and form terminology unique to herbals and natural supplements. Includes a Botanical Atlas illustrating various plant types and parts used in herbal preparations. Offers a comprehensive index containing all common and botanical names for herbals and natural supplements as well as all of the disorders that they are used to treat. Lists Poison Centers to aid in obtaining help quickly for potentially lethal use of plant products. Includes a Pediatric Herbal Use appendix with general guidelines and cautions regarding use of herbs in children. Features detailed monographs for 19 new herbal products and natural supplements, including sorrel, artichoke, brewer''s yeast, bitter orange, saffron, sassafras, and more. Includes new precautions, alerts, interactions, dosages, and client considerations to ensure safer use of herbs and supplements. A new Nursing Programs with Complementary and Alternative Medicine Courses appendix lists many of the nursing programs in the United States that offer training in complementary and alternative medicine. Offers endangered species information for rare and endangered herbs that should not be harvested. Highlights herbs not safe to ingest with a new Do Not Use Internally icon. Provides a pronunciation guide for common herb names so nurses can better familiarize themselves with herbs currently in use. Features a Drug-Herb Interaction Table supplying information on known drug-herb interactions organized by drug name to provide a quick and thorough reference. Identifies Herb-Lab Test Interferences in each herb monograph supplying information on known herbal interferences on most lab tests in use today. A second color has been added to highlight critical information and make it easier to find relevant information quickly.

The Essential Guide To Herbal Safety

Author: Simon Mills
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0443071713
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An essential guide to the principles of and current major issues relating to herbal medicine safety, this volume also contains comprehensive reviews of the safety data for 125 common herbs.

Clinical Naturopathy

Author: Jon Wardle
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579263
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A landmark guide to naturopathic practice in Australia – ideal for naturopaths, naturopathy students and Allied Health and medical practitioners Clinical Naturopathy: An evidence-based guide to practice details key treatment protocols and evidence-based complementary medicine interventions for use in naturopathic practice. This valuable naturopathy resource is authored by leading practitioners in the field. Its unique perspective combines clinical experience with evidence-based substantiation from rigorous medical research. Clinical Naturopathy explores key naturopathic treatments – including herbal treatments, nutritional and dietary treatments and lifestyle treatments – for common medical symptoms and conditions encountered in modern practice. Clinical Naturopathy: An evidence-based guide to practice outlines an introduction to case-taking methodology and naturopathic diagnostic techniques. It then details treatment protocols and naturopathic prescriptions to treat major health conditions within individual body systems. The textbook also offers special sections on naturopathic treatment throughout the life cycle, including paediatrics, pregnancy and aging, as well as complex health conditions like HIV, cancer and pain management. Comprehensive appendices provide additional clinically important material, such as reference levels for laboratory medical tests, nutrient food values and traditional Chinese medical diagnosis. This one-of-a-kind naturopathic reference makes essential reading for practitioners wishing to enhance practical application of their skills in a clinical setting, and advance their knowledge of evidence-based complementary medicine interventions. • addresses pre-clinical and clinical naturopathy subjects (from third year naturopathy to post-graduate level) • focuses on major medical conditions, and outlines naturopathic and integrative medical treatments • features case studies to contextualise theory into relevant clinical application • includes user-friendly clinical decision trees, tables and figures • is rigorously researched with over 4000 references

Case Studies For Complementary Therapists

Author: Kelly Galvin
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729579557
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An invaluable resource for complementary therapists, health practitioners, students and teachers Case Studies for Complementary Therapists: a collaborative approach provides curriculum-level support for those working to develop the complementary potential between alternative medicines and conventional western medicine. This useful complementary medicine textbook provides insight into the initial complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) consultation process. It offers possible treatment and collaborative referral options for individual cases, rather than dictating diagnostic analysis or treatment protocols for specific health conditions. Through case studies on conditions like rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia, the book provides an important framework for clinicians and students, within which they can analyse and classify information gathered during consultation. The book will also help readers develop effective and appropriate treatment programs within the time constraints of a busy clinic. Case Studies for Complementary Therapists provides suggestions for questions to ask at consultation time; helping readers collect the necessary information to develop a working diagnosis and treatment protocol. Complementary medicine ethics and law Complementary practitioners are often uncertain about the legal and ethical boundaries in diagnosis and case management. Case Studies for Complementary Therapists: a collaborative approach will help complementary and alternative medicine practitioners and students: • recognise medical situations requiring referral • understand their role in collaborative case management • integrate complementary and alternative medicine modalities in treatment programs with confidence Provides a clear case analysis format which can be and adapted to suit the requirements of individual case histories Specific questioning format Clearly identifies situations where cross or collaborative referral is necessary Decision tables help readers prioritise treatment, refer appropriately and help guide clinical thinking when readers are faced with several treatment options. Class tested, curriculum based

Overcoming Sleep Disorders Naturally

Author: Laurel Vukovic
Editor: Basic Health Publications, Inc.
ISBN: 9781591200963
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This book explains, in easy-to-understand terms, the numerous (and sometimes complicated) factors that influence sleep and wakefulness. Although sleep deprivation is so commonplace in our stress-filled society that it is taken for granted, "sleep debt" is actually very costly. This title will help readers regain the ability to sleep well and improve overall health. This book also provides a handy guide to selecting and purchasing natural sleep remedies and lists additional resources for finding sleep-related information and products.

Dr Duke S Essential Herbs

Author: James A. Duke
Editor: Rodale Books
ISBN:
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America's "herbal laureate" and author of "The Green Pharmacy" now shares hispersonal prescription for 13 miracle herbs. 20 illustrations.

The Changing Face Of Health Care Social Work Third Edition

Author: Sophia F. Dziegielewski, PhD, LCSW
Editor: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826119433
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This third edition of a best-selling social work text reflects the dramatic changes that have taken place in our health care environment since the second edition was published in 2004óand will likely continue to take place. It is a practical guide for social workers who must navigate our complex health care environment and accept new challenges while adapting to continual change. The book encompasses many facets of professional health care social work within the U.S. health care system, across key health care settings and with numerous different patient populations. The book is also a call to action for social workers, who today must not only be therapeutically effective but must be professionally competitive with other health care providers that claim similar treatment strategies and techniques. Permeating the third edition is a strong emphasis on the importance of developing best practices that are evidence-based, supportive, and ethically accountable while remaining time-limited and cost-effective. Each chapter contains a Glossary, Questions for Further Study, and a list of relevant websites. At the end of each chapter, a ìFuture Directionsî section helps social workers understand what to expect and how to prepare for changes in order to practice successfully. This third edition additionally encompasses updated professional profiles for diverse arenas of practice and is accompanied by an Instructorís Manual that provides a test bank, activities designed to enhance learning, and a sample syllabus. Completely new or updated sections examine: Mental health parity Changes in billing Evidence-based practice strategy Electronic record keeping and other advances in health technology Information related to the DSM-5 Protecting yourself legally in your documentation Protecting the privacy of the client Supervision in the health care setting The importance of teamwork and collaboration Social work in the military and VA settings Safety planning

Achieve Wellness With Obamacare

Author: DR. OLU-VICTOR SUNMONI
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1499040474
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The primary objective of this Wellness Workbook is to help many struggling individuals understand comprehensive guidelines of Therapeutic Lifestyle Modifications which are necessary for changing reckless behaviors and developing healthy habits __ in order to live happier, healthier, longer life. There are five essential categories of Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes which directly affect every aspect of your life. the five, essential steps that mostly influence our health improvement include the habits of eating healthy meals every day; participating in various physical activities daily; drinking plenty of pure water daily; sleeping well every night; and taking dietary supplements daily.

Achieve Wellness With Therapeutic Care

Author: Dr. Olu-Victor Sunmoni
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1503530647
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The primary objective of this Wellness Workbook is to help many struggling individuals understand the comprehensive guidelines of therapeutic lifestyle modifications, which are necessary for changing unhealthy behaviors and developing lifesaving habits—in order to live happier, healthier, and longer life. These programs have helped many people achieve the state of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being. This workbook is also well programmed to keep you perfectly healthy for fifty-two consecutive weeks and beyond! "Take good care of your heart, and it will do likewise." Start wellness in your home today!

Pharmacology For Health Professionals Ebook

Author: Bronwen Bryant
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0729581713
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Perfect for: Undergraduate Health science, Paramedic science, Nursing, Midwifery, Podiatry and Optometry students. Pharmacology for Health Professionals 4th Edition provides a comprehensive introduction to fundamental pharmacology principles and concepts. The fourth edition has been fully updated and revised to reflect the most up-to-date information on the clinical use of drugs, Australian and New Zealand scheduling, drug legislation and ethics. • Anatomy and physiology integrated throughout • Discipline-specific information integrated throughout and additional resources provided via Evolve • Key drug information at your fingertips: Drug Monographs, Drug Interactions Tables, Clinical Interest Boxes and key terms and abbreviations • End-of-chapter review exercises to test your understanding. • Evolve resources for both lecturer and student. • New and updated Drug Monographs describing important aspects of drugs and drug groups • Updated tables outlining detailed drug interactions occurring with major drug groups • Recent changes in the pharmacological management of major conditions • New Clinical Interest Boxes, including current New Zealand specific and pharmacological treatment of common diseases and conditions • Referencing most up-to-date reviews of drugs and major disease management • Guidelines for clinical choice and use of drugs • Enhanced information on the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) modalities, with a focus on interactions between drugs and CAM therapies • Improved internal design for ease of navigation.

Andrew S Diseases Of The Skin E Book

Author: William D. James
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 143773619X
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The 11th Edition of the classic Andrews’ Diseases of the Skin, by Drs. William D. James, Timothy G. Berger and Dirk M. Elston, provides the ultimate foundation in dermatology with comprehensive guidance to effectively diagnose and treat a wide range of skin conditions. These highly respected authors balance evidence-based treatment guidelines with advice from their own clinical experience, offering a practical and realistic medical perspective. Updated throughout with the latest dermatologic findings and a new chapter on cosmetic surgical techniques, this title helps you keep current, improve your skills, and prepare for exams. It is an indispensable, convenient reference for trainees and practicing dermatologists. Practice with confidence through the valued authorship of seasoned professionals Dr. William D. James, Dr. Timothy G. Berger, and Dr. Dirk M. Elston. Rapidly improve your knowledge of skin conditions through a concise, clinically focused, user-friendly format. Obtain thorough guidance on clinical presentation and therapy for a full range of common and rare skin diseases. Confirm your diagnoses by comparing your clinical findings to more than 1,150 illustrations, 40% of which are brand new. Update your surgical skills with chapters devoted to basic dermatologic, laser, and cosmetic surgery, contributed by Dr. Issac M. Neuhaus.

Essential Guide To Natural Home Remedies

Author: Penelope Ody
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ISBN: 9781856264440
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The Home Reference To Holistic Health And Healing

Author: Brigitte Mars
Editor: Fair Winds Press
ISBN: 1627881808
File Size: 13,16 MB
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Reduce stress and live better, naturally! Learn time-tested remedies and safe solutions for dealing with stress. In The Home Reference to Holistic Health and Healing founding member of the American Herbalist Guild Brigitte Mars offers time-tested remedies and advice to learn how to reduce stress and anxiety, improve sleep, mood, immunity and mental acuity and live a more balanced and happier life. Natural remedies such as herbs, vitamins, minerals, flower essences, and therapeutic practices including yoga, aromatherapy, and meditation can ease the symptoms of stress-related conditions, and improve overall health and well-being.

Consultations In Feline Internal Medicine Volume 6 E Book

Author: John R. August
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437701884
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Completely revised and updated with 80 all-new chapters covering the most important information on current diagnostic, treatment, and preventive challenges facing feline practitioners today, Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine is an invaluable addition to every small animal clinician’s library. Full-color illustrations and expert contributions help you master and apply the latest advances in feline nutrition, emerging diseases, pet overpopulation, advanced imaging, and more with a comprehensive, clinically relevant approach. More than 100 worldwide leaders in small animal practice provide expert insight across the full spectrum of feline internal medicine. Extensive references make it easy to find additional information about specific topics most important to your practice. Current, evidence-based coverage reflects the latest findings and reports on pressing topics such as: Upper Respiratory Tract Aspergillosis Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Diagnostic Imaging of the Ear Cardiac Blood Tests Urological Interventional Techniques A new section on feline nutrition highlights the impact of nutritional considerations on feline health. A dynamic full-color design, incorporating hundreds of NEW illustrations and tables, clarifies concepts and helps you interpret clinical data.

Manual Of High Risk Pregnancy And Delivery E Book

Author: Elizabeth S. Gilbert
Editor: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323085105
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The only book of its kind, Manual of High Risk Pregnancy & Delivery provides a complete resource for care of this special patient and her complex needs. It helps you provide positive outcomes with coverage of today's newest technology, physiologic considerations, psychologic implications, health disorders, and other complications in pregnancy. Written by noted educator and practitioner Elizabeth Stepp Gilbert, RNC, MS, FNP-BC, CNS, this book also describes how to screen for risk factors, provide preventive management, and intervene appropriately when problems arise. It's a concise, hands-on reference for both inpatient and outpatient settings! A consistent format makes this book a practical, hands-on reference in the clinical setting, presenting problems with the following headings: incidence, etiology, physiology, pathophysiology, and medical management. Comprehensive coverage includes physiologic considerations, fetal assessment, perinatal screening, ethical and legal issues, health disorders during pregnancy, complications, and labor and delivery issues. Up-to-date content includes integrative therapy, domestic violence, multiple gestation, genetics, nutrition, culture, risk management, and all the latest screening tools. A section on ethical and legal considerations covers ethical decision making, legal issues, and risk management. Updated evidence-based content includes the latest AHWONN standards of practice. Patient safety and risk management strategies include updated approaches to improving outcomes, reducing complications, and increasing patient safety during high risk pregnancy and delivery. New Venous Thromboembolic Disease chapter provides current information on this increasingly common condition. Information on the latest assessment and monitoring devices keeps you current with today's technology. Standardized terminology and definitions from the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) lead to accurate and precise communication.