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
Written by a team of world-leading naturopathic practitioners and academics, Clinical Naturopathy: In Practice demonstrates the clinical decision-making processes in treating common conditions. It shares the clinical experiences of the expert authors, provides a gold-standard, integrative approach to real-world cases, and will guide you to deliver better clinical outcomes for your patients.Clinical pearls - key points to take into consideration during the examination processDiagnostic considerationsTreatment protocolsExample prescriptionsExpected outcomes and Signposts for recovery - what to expect if treatment is effective or notFollow-up protocols - a guide of what to expect throughout the patient journey Clinical comprehension questions - to help understand practical concepts that drive the authors' clinical decision making
It details the principles, treatment protocols and interventions at the forefront of naturopathic practice in the 21st century. Clinical Naturopathy: an evidence-based guide to practice 2e E-book, equips you to critically evaluate your patients, analyse treatment protocols, and provide evidence-based prescriptions.
This second edition promotes the fundamentals of traditional naturopathy, while pushing the scientific boundaries and driving the steady evolution of the profession of naturopathic medicine.
Bachelor of Health Science (Naturopathy) Advanced diploma and Postgraduate students in:• Naturopathy• Western Herbal Medicine• Nutrition• Homoeopathy
Complementary health therapists General Practitioners Nursing students Pharmacy students
Benefits:• Provides an evidence-based, referenced analysis of the treatment protocols underpinning the therapeutic use of CAM interventions.• Emphasizes the treatment of patients not diseases within the systems based structure. • A rigorously researched update of common clinical conditions and their naturopathic treatment according to evidence-based guidelines (over 5,000 references).• Bridges conventional medical and naturopathic paradigms to help clinicians facilitate truly integrative models of care.• Augmented appendices including: herb/drug interaction charts, laboratory reference values, food sources of nutrients, cancer medication interactions and nutraceutical use.• Key Treatment Protocols throughout the text offer an evidence-based referenced critique.• Naturopathic Treatment trees for each condition, with Treatment Aims boxes that are easy to follow and understand.• Scientific and traditional evidence validating treatment protocols.• Decision trees, unique figures, tables and charts are a great aid to visual learners. • Expanded Diagnostics chapter including the emerging field of pharmacogenomics.• New Wellness, lifestyle and preventive medicine chapter to explore in detail the core principles of naturopathic practice.• New Liver dysfunction and disease, Headache and migraine, and Pain chapters.• A deepening scientific focus with inclusion of new and emerging naturopathic therapeutics such as injectable nutraceuticals.