Clinical Naturopathic Medicine
A clinical foundation textbook to help practitioners integrate the naturopathic perspective with conventional western medicine
Clinical Naturopathic Medicine is designed to assist with the incorporation of holistic traditional principles of naturopathy with the scientific justification of evidence-based medicine.
Systems oriented rather than disease oriented, this helpful handbook places a naturopathic focus on all body systems - from the gastrointestinal to the musculoskeletal and the male and female reproductive systems.
This expertly written medical textbook is logically arranged for readers to quickly locate similar information about a body system or medical condition within any given chapter.
Each condition is assessed from both a macro and micro perspective to encompass true naturopathic philosophy. It is then integrated into a concise discussion of treatment objectives and therapeutic considerations, with case studies to support recommendations.
Through clear, accessible directions, Clinical Naturopathic Medicine outlines ways in which health professionals can apply naturopathic medicine to the individual treatment of patients.
· reflects on the scope and skill of the main modalities used - herbal medicine and nutritional medicine
· naturopathic treatments provide readers with a solid understanding of the major therapeutic modalities to use within naturopathic medicine
· each system is reviewed from a naturopathic philosophical perspective and is then considered within mainstream medicine to correlate the variations and synergies of treatment viewpoints
· continues the theme of bridging traditional practice with evidence-based medicine to support confident practitioners within the current health care system
|Table of Content||
PART 1 PRINCIPLES OF NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE
CH 1 Naturopathic Philosophy
CH 2 Nutritional Medicine
CH 3 Herbal Medicine
PART 2 NATUROPATHIC TREATMENTS
CH 4 Nutritional Medicine
CH 5 Herbal Medicine
PART 3 BODY SYSTEMS
CH 6 Gastrointestinal System
CH 7 Hepato-Biliary System
CH 8 Immune System: General Principles
CH 9 Immune System: Auto-immune Principles
CH 10 Immune System: Chronic Conditions
CH 11 Respiratory System
CH 12 Musculoskeletal System
CH 13 Integumentary System
CH 14 Urinary and Renal Systems
CH 15 Female Reproductive System
CH 17 Cardiovascular and Haematology Systems
CH 18 Endocrine System
CH 19 Nervous System: the Neurological System
CH 20 Nervous System: the Psychological System
PART 4 THE LIFECYCLE
CH 21 Fertility
CH 22 Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
CH 23 Paediatrics and Adolescence
CH 24 Geriatrics
|Author Information||By Leah Hechtman, M Sci Med [RHHG] (USYD), BHSc (UNE), ND (NCC) MACNEM, MASRM, MATMS, MESHRE, MFSA, MNHAA, President National Herbalists Association of Australia, Lecturer (UG and PG) School of Biomedical and Health Science, University of Western Sydney; Faculty member and Lecturer Green Medicine Institute (GMI); Director - The Natural Health and Fertility Centre, Natural Health and Fertility Pty. Ltd., Private Practitioner, Sydney|