A must-read for those interested in natural therapies. It contains a wealth of information that should be a part of your natural medicine library. I highly recommend this book. –David Brownstein, MD, The Center for Holistic Medicine
The authors have a remarkable breadth and depth of knowledge about natural medicines for common health issues as well as complex and difficult medical problems. It’s reassuring to know that the reader can always reply on this book as a resource for sound, reliable, and appropriate medical information. –Tori Hudson, ND, National College of Naturopathic Medicine/Bastyr University
This single evidence-based volume, Clinical Natural Medicine Handbook, beautifully blends the strengths of both conventional and complementary practices with its comprehensive, contemporary, and pertinent treatment of natural health diagnostics and therapies. This is a book that will rarely rest on a shelf. –Clyde B. Jensen, PhD, Continuum Biomedical Consultants, Inc.
Timely, authoritative, and incredibly comprehensive, Clinical Natural Medicine Handbook aids practicing clinicians in understanding and applying the latest advances in integrative medicine. With a unique combination of guidelines, protocols, and practice-oriented literature reviews, it provides virtually everything needed to optimize your clinical use of nutrition, nutraceuticals, and botanicals for the treatment of various diseases and conditions.
At the heart of the Handbook are nearly three dozen disease- or condition-specific chapters featuring in-depth information and insight on integrative approaches to treatment and management. From asthma to diabetes, from cardiovascular disease to depression, the Handbook focuses on the diseases and conditions that today’s practitioners are most likely to encounter, and provides a wealth of clinical insight based on the very latest medical and scientific literature.
Clinical Natural Medicine Handbook covers:
Detailed diagnostic information including prevalence, pathophysiology, risk factors, symptoms, and associated conditions
Integrative treatment guidelines and protocols comprising conventional approaches (medical and surgical), along with nutraceuticals, botanicals, lifestyle modifications, and other naturopathic approaches
Specific prescribing and dosage recommendations featuring nutrient-drug interactions, hormone and food allergy considerations, and possible effects on laboratory test results
Quick-reference charts to speed diagnostics and prescribing
Clinical Natural Medicine Handbook is the integrative clinician’s one-stop guide to diagnosing, treating, and prescribing for dozens of diseases and conditions.