Enhance patient care with the help of aromatherapy! Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare is the first and only peer-reviewed clinical aromatherapy book in the world and features a foreword by Dr. Oz. Each chapter is written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field. This clinical text is the must-have resource for learning how to effectively incorporate aromatherapy into clinical practice. This new third edition takes a holistic approach as it examines key facts and topical issues in aromatherapy practice and applies them within a variety of contexts and conditions. This edition also features updated information on aromatherapy treatments, aromatherapy organizations, essential oil providers, and more to ensure you are fully equipped to provide patients with the best complementary therapy available.
SECTION I: OVERVIEW 1: Evolution of Aromatherapy 2: How Essential Oils Work 3: Basic Plant Taxonomy, Basic Essential Oil Chemistry, Extraction, Biosynthesis and Analysis 4: Essential Oil Toxicity and Contraindications 5: Aromatherapy and Integrative Healthcare 6: The M Technique®
SECTION II: CLINICAL USE OF AROMATHERAPY 7: Infection 8: Insomnia 9: Nausea and Vomiting 10: Pain and Inflammation 11: Stress and Well-Being
SECTION III: AROMATHERAPY IN CLINICAL SPECIALTIES 12: Care of the Elderly 13: Critical Care 14: Dermatology 15: Mental Health 16: Oncology 17: Palliative, Hospice, and End of Life Care 18: Pediatrics 19: Respiratory Care 20: Women’s Health
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