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The Resource Alternative medicine, Lynn M. Zott, book editor

Alternative medicine, Lynn M. Zott, book editor

Label
Alternative medicine
Title
Alternative medicine
Statement of responsibility
Lynn M. Zott, book editor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Alternative Medicine: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
610
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R733
LC item number
.A4587 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Zott, Lynn M.
Series statement
Opposing viewpoints
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative medicine
  • Alternative medicine
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Alternative medicine, Lynn M. Zott, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acupuncture is effective despite research showing that sham acupuncture is helpful
  • John Amaro
  • Chelation therapy is a safe and effective treatment for many conditions
  • Elmer M. Cranton
  • Chelation therapy is dangerous and ineffective for treating most health problems
  • Saul Green
  • Chapter 2.
  • Why is alternative medicine popular?
  • Politics and culture contribute to alternative medicine's popularity
  • Rahul Parikh
  • Chapter 1.
  • The popularity of alternative medicine is exaggerated
  • Brennen McKenzie
  • The prevalence of complementary treatments reflects frustration with traditional medicine
  • Lauren Cox
  • Celebrities influence public interest in alternative treatments that can be detrimental
  • Liz Szabo
  • Chapter 3.
  • Can alternative and conventional medicine work together?
  • The need for improvements in health care highlights the advantages of integrative medicine
  • Donald Berwick (and Andrea M. Schultz, Samantha M. Chao, J. Michael McGinnis)
  • Does alternative medicine work?
  • A complementary medical treatment approach can lower health care costs
  • Kathleen Koster
  • A complementary approach to medicine helps patients and is scientifically sound
  • David Katz
  • Complementary medicine is scientifically unsound and only increases provider profits
  • Ben Kavoussi
  • Doctors can and should regularly use ethically prescribed placebo treatments
  • Steve Silberman
  • Placebo treatment can have harmful as well as beneficial effects
  • Eliezer Sobel
  • Homeopathic medicine is effective
  • Chapter 4.
  • How should government research and regulate alternative medicine?
  • The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine should be funded
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine should not be funded
  • David Gorski
  • The value of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine is unclear
  • David Brown
  • Expanding labeling requirements would better inform consumers about safe supplement use
  • The Office of Senator Dick Durbin
  • Dana Ullman
  • Expanding labeling requirements for dietary supplements would punish consumers and manufacturers
  • Hank Schultz and Todd Runestad
  • Homeopathic medicine is ineffective
  • Edzard Ernst
  • Sham acupuncture's effectiveness casts doubt on the efficacy of real acupuncture
  • Ted Burnham
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
257 p.
Isbn
9780737754391
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2012005371
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn744303032
  • (OCoLC)744303032
Label
Alternative medicine, Lynn M. Zott, book editor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acupuncture is effective despite research showing that sham acupuncture is helpful
  • John Amaro
  • Chelation therapy is a safe and effective treatment for many conditions
  • Elmer M. Cranton
  • Chelation therapy is dangerous and ineffective for treating most health problems
  • Saul Green
  • Chapter 2.
  • Why is alternative medicine popular?
  • Politics and culture contribute to alternative medicine's popularity
  • Rahul Parikh
  • Chapter 1.
  • The popularity of alternative medicine is exaggerated
  • Brennen McKenzie
  • The prevalence of complementary treatments reflects frustration with traditional medicine
  • Lauren Cox
  • Celebrities influence public interest in alternative treatments that can be detrimental
  • Liz Szabo
  • Chapter 3.
  • Can alternative and conventional medicine work together?
  • The need for improvements in health care highlights the advantages of integrative medicine
  • Donald Berwick (and Andrea M. Schultz, Samantha M. Chao, J. Michael McGinnis)
  • Does alternative medicine work?
  • A complementary medical treatment approach can lower health care costs
  • Kathleen Koster
  • A complementary approach to medicine helps patients and is scientifically sound
  • David Katz
  • Complementary medicine is scientifically unsound and only increases provider profits
  • Ben Kavoussi
  • Doctors can and should regularly use ethically prescribed placebo treatments
  • Steve Silberman
  • Placebo treatment can have harmful as well as beneficial effects
  • Eliezer Sobel
  • Homeopathic medicine is effective
  • Chapter 4.
  • How should government research and regulate alternative medicine?
  • The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine should be funded
  • National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine should not be funded
  • David Gorski
  • The value of the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine is unclear
  • David Brown
  • Expanding labeling requirements would better inform consumers about safe supplement use
  • The Office of Senator Dick Durbin
  • Dana Ullman
  • Expanding labeling requirements for dietary supplements would punish consumers and manufacturers
  • Hank Schultz and Todd Runestad
  • Homeopathic medicine is ineffective
  • Edzard Ernst
  • Sham acupuncture's effectiveness casts doubt on the efficacy of real acupuncture
  • Ted Burnham
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
257 p.
Isbn
9780737754391
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2012005371
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn744303032
  • (OCoLC)744303032

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