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ISBN: 9781455774616
Page Count: 1944
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $200.99

Textbook of Natural Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by Joseph E. Pizzorno, ND and Michael T. Murray, ND

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

ISBN: 9781455774616
Page Count: 1944
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
List Price: $200.99
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Covering preventive, non-invasive, and natural treatments, Textbook of Natural Medicine, 4th Edition offers more than just alternative medicine. It promotes an integrated practice that can utilize natural medicine, traditional Western medicine, or a combination of both in a comprehensive, scientific treatment plan. Based on a combination of philosophy and clinical studies, Textbook of Natural Medicine helps you provide health care that identifies and controls the underlying causes of disease, is supportive of the body's own healing processes, and is considerate of each patient's unique biochemistry. Internationally known authors Joseph Pizzorno and Michael Murray include detailed pharmacologic information on herbs and supplements, plus evidence-based coverage of diseases and conditions to help you make accurate diagnoses and provide effective therapy.

    • Comprehensive, unique coverage makes this book the gold standard in natural medicine.
    • A scientific presentation includes the science behind concepts and treatments, and discusses Western medical treatments and how they can work with natural medicine in a comprehensive treatment plan; if natural medicine is not effective, this book recommends the Western treatment.
    • Coverage of pharmacology of natural medicines includes the uses and potential dangers of nearly 80 herbal medicines, special nutrients, and other natural agents, addressing topics such as general information, chemical composition, history, pharmacology, clinical applications dosage, and toxicology.
    • In-depth, evidence-based coverage of 73 diseases and conditions includes key diagnostic criteria, pathophysiology of diseases, and therapeutic rationales.
    • Coverage of potential interactions between drugs, herbs, and supplements ensures the safest possible use for each of 79 herbs and supplements.
    • Diagnostic procedures include practical, easy-to-follow descriptions of evidence-based techniques plus discussions of clinical application of diet analysis, food allergy testing, immune function assessment, fatty acid profiling, hair mineral analysis, and other diagnostic approaches.
    • Common therapeutic modalities are described and reviewed, including botanical medicine, nutritional therapy, therapeutic fasting, exercise therapy, hydrotherapy, counseling, acupuncture, homeopathy, and soft tissue manipulation.
    • Coverage of syndromes and therapies helps in understanding the underlying causes of diseases by discussing topics such as food reactions, functional toxicology, sports nutrition, stress management, and breathing pattern disorders.
    • Coverage of the philosophy of natural medicine includes its history and background, with discussions of toxicity, detoxification, and scientific documentation of the healing actions of nature and natural substances.
    • Internationally known authors Joseph Pizzorno and Michael Murray and more than 90 expert contributors provide material that is up to date, accurate, and informed.
    • More than 10,000 research literature citations show that the content is based on science rather than opinions or anecdotes.
    • 13 useful appendices offer quick lookup of frequently used charts, handouts, and information.
    • New chapters are included on hot topics such as female infertility, medicinal mushrooms, natural products and quality control, pregnancy health and primary prevention, and Vitamin K; new appendices include a supplier certification questionnaire and cervical escharotics treatment.
    • Thorough updates ensure that you use only the most current research and provide the most effective treatment of patients.
    • Tabs in Specific Health Problems section separate more than 70 alphabetized diseases/conditions.
    • One convenient volume replaces the cumbersome two-volume set for easy, convenient reference.
    • Electronic access is available via Pageburst, making it easy to search topics, drugs, herbs and supplements, and diseases and conditions. Sold separately.

    1. Eastern Origins of Integrative Medicine and Modern Applications

    2. Functional Medicine: A 21st Century Model of Patient Care and Medical Education

    3. A Hierarchy of Healing: The Therapeutic Order

    4. History of Naturopathic Medicine

    5. Philosophy of Naturopathic Medicine

    6. Placebo and the Power to Heal

    7. Positive Mental Attitude

    8. Research in Natural Medicine


    9. Apoptosis Assessment

    10. Bacterial Overgrowth of the Small Intestine Breath Test

    11. Cell Signaling Analysis

    12. Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate

    13. Fantus Test

    14. Fatty Acid Profiling

    15. Food Allergies

    16. Genomics, Nutrigenomics, and the Promise of Personalized Medicine

    17. Hair Mineral Analysis

    18. Heidelberg pH Capsule Gastric Analysis

    19. Immune Function Assessment

    20. Intestinal Permeability Assessment

    21. Laboratory Tests for the Determination of Vitamin Status

    22. Lactose Intolerance Testing

    23. Metal Toxicity: Assessment of Exposure and Retention

    24. Mineral Status Evaluation

    25. Oral Manifestations of Nutritional Status

    26. Rapid Dark Adaptation Test

    27. Stool Analysis

    28. Urinary Organic Acids Profiling for Assessment of Functional Nutrient Deficiencies, Gut Dysbiosis, and Toxicity

    29. Urinary Porphyrins for the Detection of Heavy Metal and Toxic Chemical Exposure

    30. Urine Indican Test (Obermeyer Test)


    31. Acupuncture

    32. Ayurveda: The Science of Life and Mother of the Healing Arts

    33. Botanical Medicine -- A Modern Perspective

    34. Botanical Medicine -- Understanding Herbal Preparations

    35. Environmental Medicine

    36. The Exercise Prescription

    37. Fasting

    38. Glandular Therapy

    39. Homeopathy

    40. Hydrotherapy

    41. Manipulation

    42. Nonpharmacological Control of Pain

    43. Nontransfusion Significance of ABO and ABO-Associated Polymorphisms

    44. Nutritional Medicine

    45. Peat Therapeutics and Balneotherapy

    46. Rotation Diet: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool

    47. Soft Tissue Manipulation: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Potential

    48. Spirituality and Healing

    49. Unani Medicine  NEW!


    50. Cancer -- Integrated Naturopathic Support

    51. Chronic Candidiasis

    52. Dietary Fiber

    53. Functional Toxicology

    54. Homocysteine Metabolism: Nutritional Modulation and Impact on Health and Disease

    55. Hyperventilation Syndrome/Breathing Pattern Disorders

    56. Immune Support

    57. Intestinal Protozoan Infestation and Systemic Illness

    58. Maldigestion

    59. Sports Nutrition

    60. Stress Management


    61. Alkylglycerols

    62. Allium cepa (Onion)

    63. Allium sativum (Garlic)

    64. Aloe vera (Cape Aloe)

    65. Angelica Species

    66. Artemisia absinthium (Wormwood)

    67. Artemisia annua (Sweet Wormwood)

    68. Bee Products Ð Pollen, Propolis, and Royal Jelly

    69. Beta-carotene and Other Carotenoids

    70. Boron

    71. Bromelain

    72. Camellia sinensis (Green Tea)

    73. Capsicum frutescens (Cayenne Pepper)

    74. Carnitine

    75. Centella asiatica (Gotu Kola)

    76. Chinese Prepared Medicines

    77. Cimicifuga racemosa (Black Cohosh)

    78. Citicoline (CDP-Choline)

    79. Coenzyme Q10

    80. Coleus forskohlii

    81. Commiphora mukul (Mukul Myrhh Tree)

    82. Crataegus oxyacantha (Hawthorn)

    83. Croton lechleri (Dragon's Blood)

    84. Curcuma longa (Turmeric)

    85. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA)

    86. Echinacea Species (Narrow-Leafed Purple Coneflower)

    87. Eleutherococcus senticosus (Siberian Ginseng)

    88. Ephedra Species

    89. Epilobium Species (Fireweed)

    90. Fatty Acid Metabolism

    91. Fish Oils and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

    92. Flavonoids Ð Quercetin, Citrus Flavonoids, and Hydroxyethylrutosides

    93. Ginkgo biloba (Ginkgo Tree)

    94. Glucosamine

    95. Glutamine

    96. Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice)

    97. Hydrastis canadensis (Goldenseal) and Other Berberine-Containing Botanicals

    98. 5-Hydroxytryptophan

    99. Hypericum perforatum (St John's Wort)

    100. Lobelia inflata (Indian Tobacco)

    101. Medicinal Mushrooms  NEW!

    102. Melaleuca alternifolia (Tea Tree)

    103. Melatonin

    104. Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)

    105. Mentha piperita (Peppermint)

    106. Microbial Enzyme Therapy

    107. Natural Products and Quality Control  NEW!

    108. Naturally Occurring Antioxidants

    109. Opuntia Species (Prickly Pear)

    110. Panax ginseng (Korean Ginseng)

    111. Pancreatic Enzymes

    112. Phage Therapy: Bacteriophages as Natural, Self-limiting Antibiotics

    113. Phosphatidylserine

    114. Piper methisticum (Kava)

    115. Prebiotics

    116. Probiotics

    117. Procyanidolic Oligomers

    118. Pygeum africanum (Bitter Almond)

    119. Ruscus aculeatus (Butcher's Broom)

    120. SAMe (S-Adenosylmethionine)

    121. Sarsparilla Species

    122. Serenoa repens (Saw Palmetto)

    123. Silybum marianum (Milk Thistle)

    124. Soy Isoflavones and Other Constituents

    125. Tabebuia avellanedae (LaPacho, Pau D'Arco, Ipe Roxo)

    126. Tanacetum parthenium (Feverfew)

    127. Taraxacum officinale (Dandelion)

    128. Taxus brevifolia (Pacific Yew)

    129. Urtica dioica (Stinging Nettle)

    130. Uva ursi (Bearberry)

    131. Vaccinium macrocarpon (Cranberry)

    132. Vaccinium myrtillus (Bilberry)

    133. Valeriana officinalis (Valerian)

    134. Viscum album (European Mistletoe)

    135. Vitamin A

    136. Vitamin K  NEW!

    137. Vitamin Toxicities and Therapeutic Monitoring

    138. Vitex agnus castus (Chaste Tree)

    139. Water: The Most Basic Nutrient and Therapeutic Agent

    140. Zingiber officinale (Ginger)


    141. Acne Vulgaris and Acne Conglobata

    142. Affective Disorders

  • Joseph E. Pizzorno, ND, President Emeritus, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA, USA and Michael T. Murray, ND, Faculty, Bastyr University, Kenmore, WA, USA
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