Ideal for anyone who treats children or young adults, this essential companion and practical guide to complementary therapies addresses not only medical conditions, but also psycho-social developmental problems. Written by an experienced nurse, health visitor, and teacher, this well-referenced, evidence-based resource utilizes a problem-based approach that covers all the conditions most commonly seen in everyday practice.
Provides practical, problem-based information on common conditions
Offers reliable advice on the use of alternative therapies in an holistic manner - to support not only the patient, but also the family
Includes evidence-based information that reflects the principles of SCOPE
Presents expert advice from a qualified nurse/health visitor and complementary therapist
Foreword Preface Acknowledgements Section 1: Professional Issues 1. Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2. Clinical Effectiveness, clinical supervision and legal and professional issues Section 2: 0-11 years 3. Problems related to breathing 4. Problems related to rest and sleep 5. Problems related to pain 6. Problems related to eating and drinking 7. Problems related to elimination 8. Problems related to mobility 9. Problems related to washing and dressing Section 3: 11-16 years 10. Problems with communication 11. Problems related to sleep 12. Problems relating to expressing sexuality 13. Problems related to washing and dressing 14. Problems with eating and drinking 15. Problems with elimination 16. Problems related to working and playing Recommended Reading Appendix 1: CAM Assessment tool Appendix 2: Useful addresses Appendix 3: Useful web sites
By Fiona Mantle, BSc, RN, RHV, Cert Ed, RNT, Staff Nurse, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford; Freelance writer and lecturer in Complementary and Alternative Medicine