A contemporary, comprehensive glossary of numerous terms and 500 illustrations, along with 24 appendices, useful for any health professional in today's medical field.
The terms and definitions cover the five major areas of complementary and alternative medicine, as outlined by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine of the National Institutes of Health:
• alternative health care systems;
• mind-body interventions;
• biologically based therapies;
• manipulative and body-based healing methods; and
• energy therapies.