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By Sanghamitra M. Misra, Ana Maria Verissimo

ISBN-10: 3319068342

ISBN-13: 9783319068343

ISBN-10: 3319068350

ISBN-13: 9783319068350

In reaction to the increase in persistent clinical conditions--and the turning out to be use of complementary and substitute therapies--among pediatric and adolescent sufferers, healthcare practitioners are taking a significant examine pediatric integrative medication (PIM). even though it dovetails with present ideas of preventive drugs, health, and sufferer keep watch over, PIM remains to be an evolving box with its personal specific demanding situations and opportunities.

A advisor to Integrative Pediatrics for the Healthcare Professional explores its topic throughout the extra accepted lens of integrative drugs. This concise finished source synthesizes the information base on various remedies ordinarily linked to PIM, corresponding to acupuncture, natural treatments, medical hypnosis, yoga, homeopathy, and massage, with findings on their powerful use with childrens. Case examples illustrate makes use of of PIM modalities with allopathic medication to regard younger sufferers at quite a few developmental levels, and the authors pinpoint defense and appropriateness matters, solution licensing questions, and observe scientific parts requiring additional examine. The wide-ranging details contained the following might help aid curiosity in PIM on the learn, education, and perform degrees. gains of the Guide:

  • An advent to simple techniques in PIM.
  • Trends in IM/PIM education.
  • A survey of complementary and replacement remedies, together with biologically-based, body-based, mind-body, energy-based, and replacement complete systems.
  • Current proof for IM in treating universal pediatric conditions.
  • The way forward for integrative pediatrics.
  • References and hyperlinks for additional information.

Offering a front-row seat to the ongoing growth of the sector, A consultant to Integrative Pediatrics for the Healthcare Professional is a salient textual content not just for pediatricians yet for all healthcare practitioners tasked with enhancing kid's wellness. <

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