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Alternative medicine for the elderly

Alternative medicine for the elderly

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alternative medicine,
  • Older people -- Diseases -- Alternative treatment

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index

    StatementP. Cherniack, N. Cherniack (eds.)
    ContributionsCherniack, P. 1959-, Cherniack, Neil S
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR733 .A469 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 473 p.:
    Number of Pages473
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17099588M
    ISBN 103540441697
    LC Control Number2003041540

    Rose Kumar, M.D., medical director of the Ommani Center for Integrative Medicine, says that alternative medicine is anything that doesn't fall under the traditional medical model of care. Examples include: acupuncture, massage, naturopathy, yoga, as well as dietary and lifestyle : Anne-Marie Botek. Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Healing, Herbal Remedies, Energy Healing, Naturopathy, Homeopathy, Holistic & more at everyday low prices. Alternative Medicine. of o results for Books: Health, Fitness & Dieting: Alternative Medicine.4/5.

    This chapter examines traditional Japanese medicine (TJM), an alternative form of medicine used in Japan. Although acupuncture, moxibustion, and several related medical practices also play important roles in TJM, herbal medicine, as the most characteristic treatment within TJM, is Author: Tsutomu Hatano.   RECENT studies show that the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing among older adults in the United States () ().Regional and national studies focusing specifically on older adults show the prevalence of CAM use ranging from 30% to 58% () ().CAM can be defined as a group of health practices not considered to be a part of traditional medical care, not usually taught Cited by:

    Alternative Medicine in the Elderly: Use and Abuse The use of alternative medical practices and herbal supplements grows each year. Many seniors welcome these adjunct treatments into their lifestyles. Our authors examine the pros and cons of some of the more common sup-plements and herbs. Piero Antuono, M.D., is a Professor of Neurology and. Complementary and alternative medicine therapies fall into five major categories, or domains: Alternative Medical Systems. Alternative medical systems are built upon complete systems of theory and practice. Often, these systems have evolved apart from and earlier than the conventional medical approach used in the United States. Examples of.


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"The book Alternative Medicine for the Elderly is an important completion for the well-accepted therapies in geriatrics. All chapters of this book are clearly arranged and expanded by extensive references.

The data are critically discussed. The book can be recommended to all geriatricians, specialists of internal medicine, psychiatry, Format: Hardcover.

The explosion of information about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has demanded the attention of health professionals and responsible consumers, in­ cluding the elderly. Increasingly, medical schools are providing education about CAM.

This book brings together for academicians and. About this book. Introduction. The explosion of information about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has demanded the attention of health professionals and responsible consumers, in­ cluding the elderly.

Increasingly, medical schools are providing education about CAM. Get this from a library. Alternative Medicine for the Elderly.

[E Paul Cherniack; Neil Cherniack] -- This book on complementary alternative medicine (CAM) for the Elderly provides a critical and objective evaluation of alternative medical therapy for the elderly.

The focus on practical aspects such. Online shopping for Books from a great selection of Holistic Medicine, Diet Therapy, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Osteopathy, Hypnotherapy & more at everyday low prices.

Non-dietary Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Use and Benefits to the Elderly in Health Show less The major objective of this book is to review in detail health problems occurring with significant frequency in aging adults which are proposed to be treated or ameliorated using nutriceuticals as foods and dietary supplements as well as other complementary and alternative therapies.

Integrating comprehensive and alternative medicine into stroke: Herbal Treatment of Ischemia. Baowan Lin. Chapter Socioeconomic Aspects of the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

Tom Xu. Chapter Noni (Morinda citrifolia) Fruit as a Functional Food and Dietary Supplement for an Aging Population. Amy C. Brown and Noelani Apau-Ludlum.

Chapter Alternatives to Conventional Medicine. Some people may look at alternative medicine for the elderly as a way to avoid expensive health costs. With rising prescription prices, these alternative forms of treatment may appear more attractive, especially if they can reduce your dependence of : Chris Dinesen Rogers.

Medication Alternatives for the Elderly The following table details the drugs to avoid and the recommended agents to be considered as alternatives* Drug Class Drugs to Avoid Concerns Safer Formulary Alternatives – Same or Lower Cost to the Member (unless otherwise noted) Nonbenzodiazepine hypnotics • eszopiclone (Lunesta®)File Size: KB.

Why do the elderly use complementary and alternative medicine. --Ch. The use of alternative medicine by the elderly and the doctor-patient relationship --Ch.

Alternative medicines and the elderly --Ch. Ethical issues associated with CAM use among the elderly --Ch. The explosion of information about complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has demanded the attention of health professionals and responsible consumers, in cluding the elderly.

Increasingly, medical schools are providing education about CAM. This book brings together for academicians and interested mainstream practitio ners much of the current information on CAM and its role in the health Book Edition: Softcover Reprint of Hardcover 1st Ed.

This is a wonderful addition to the literature (4 stars)" (DOODY'S REVIEW) "The book Alternative Medicine for the Elderly is an important completion for the well-accepted therapies in geriatrics.

All chapters of this book are clearly arranged and expanded. Purchase Complementary and Alternative Medicine - 2nd Edition. Print Book.

ISBN Alternative medicine is any practice that is put forward as having the ability to heal or treat without the use of "Modern medicine".

Many alternative medicine treatments have been verified with science, and others have not, but are based on history of use and other branches of healing. The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is increasing rapidly, exceeding prevalence of 53% among those aged 50 years and above in a joint survey by American Association of Retired People (AARP) and National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM).

Due to natural ageing processes, elderly populations are more. Complementary and alternative medicine for older adults: a guide to holistic approaches to healthy aging. This popular, evidence-based overview of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) emphasizes clinical research, analyzes the effectiveness of each therapy, and presents practical information on how these therapies can be used to treat health conditions and diseases.

Chinese Materia Medica is a standard reference book of information on medicinal substances that are used in Chinese herbal medicine. Herbs or botanicals usually contain dozens of bioactive compounds. The Foundation for Alternative and Integrative Medicine (FAIM) searches the world for effective, nontoxic, and low-cost alternative medical therapies.

FAIM then conducts retrospective studies and partners with medical facilities, foundations, hospitals, and universities for the development of clinical trials to demonstrate the effectiveness of. Elder care is an issue that is growing in most industrialized nations.

Due to technological advances and changing demographics, there is greater need for social services and medical care for seniors. The number of seniors in society is increasing as is the proportion of the elderly to the general population. Holistic medicine is also based on the belief that unconditional love and support is the most powerful healer and a person is ultimately responsible for his or her own health and well-being.The field of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) is expected to grow tremendously in the next few years.

In addition to an increase in the general population, the baby-boomer generation is quickly entering retirement and will likely take advantage of CAM increasingly as it ages.

Although CAM research as applied to aging is just beginning and health professionals receive no special 5/5(2).Alternative medicine is used in place of conventional medicine. An example of an alternative therapy is using a special diet to treat cancer cells instead of undergoing surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy that has been recommended by a conventional doctor.