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The Resource A doctor's guide to alternative medicine : what works, what doesn't, and why, Mel Borins, MD, FCFP ; foreword by Dr. Bernie Siegel

A doctor's guide to alternative medicine : what works, what doesn't, and why, Mel Borins, MD, FCFP ; foreword by Dr. Bernie Siegel

Label
A doctor's guide to alternative medicine : what works, what doesn't, and why
Title
A doctor's guide to alternative medicine
Title remainder
what works, what doesn't, and why
Statement of responsibility
Mel Borins, MD, FCFP ; foreword by Dr. Bernie Siegel
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In the United States alone, more than 38 percent of people use Alternative Medicine to treat and prevent medical issues and more than 50 percent of people have tried Alternative Medicine at some point in their life. But because some people don't feel their doctors see those methods as legitimate, patients often turn to unreliable sources such as the internet, celebrities, etc. for guidance. With so much misinformation out there, how does anyone know which advice to follow and what actually works? In this book, Dr. Mel Borins answers these questions using the latest scientific research and double-blind studies to educate patients and physicians alike on which alternative treatments work, which don't, and why. And more importantly, it teaches them how to safely use these alternative treatments, as a reputable source of information to supplement their conventional medicine treatments. Written in clear, accessible language for the layperson while providing citations to full studies for the medical professional, the book covers traditional healing and herbal remedies, physical therapies, psychological therapies, and natural health products--making it perfect for alternative medicine skeptics looking for hard evidence, doctors of conventional medicine seeking to understand why alternative therapies work, and for those open to alternative medicine but who want to understand the benefits and dangers; these include America's 78 million Baby Boomers who purchase 77 percent of all prescriptions drugs and are seeking ways to treat their health issues without causing more of them. "--
  • "This book pairs common ailments with an alternative therapy treatment, clearly explaining their efficacy as well as the relevant scientific studies supporting or debunking their use"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Borins, Mel
Dewey number
615.5
Index
index present
LC call number
R733
LC item number
.B667 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Siegel, Bernie S.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alternative medicine
  • Herbs
  • Homeopathy
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Label
A doctor's guide to alternative medicine : what works, what doesn't, and why, Mel Borins, MD, FCFP ; foreword by Dr. Bernie Siegel
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Publication
Bar code
  • 31223108263634
  • 31223108263626
  • 31223108264202
  • 31223108263659
  • 31223108264178
  • 31223111643046
  • 31223108263642
  • 31223108264160
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 314 pages
Isbn
9781493005956
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014015122
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • bro-copy20141009-117
  • bro-cust20141230-054
System control number
  • 870987287
  • (OCoLC)870987287
Label
A doctor's guide to alternative medicine : what works, what doesn't, and why, Mel Borins, MD, FCFP ; foreword by Dr. Bernie Siegel
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223108263634
  • 31223108263626
  • 31223108264202
  • 31223108263659
  • 31223108264178
  • 31223111643046
  • 31223108263642
  • 31223108264160
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 314 pages
Isbn
9781493005956
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2014015122
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • bro-copy20141009-117
  • bro-cust20141230-054
System control number
  • 870987287
  • (OCoLC)870987287

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