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Complementary and alternative medicine : ethics, the patient, and the physician

Author: Lois Snyder
Publisher: Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, ©2007.
Series: Biomedical ethics reviews, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Ethics, the Patient, and the Physician is the first comprehensive, multidisciplinary book to focus on the ethical challenges of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), examining the ethical considerations and challenges that increasingly face patients, physicians and complementary and alternative medicine practitioners today."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lois Snyder
ISBN: 1588295842 9781588295842 1597453811 9781597453813
OCLC Number: 70045875
Description: xv, 241 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: A context for thinking about complementary and alternative medicine and ethics / Lois Snyder --
Complementary and alternative medicine: history, definitions, and what is it today? / Richard J. Carroll --
Complementary and alternative medicine: the physician's ethical obligations / Wayne Vaught --
Advising patients about complementary and alternative medicine / Arti Prasad and Mariebeth B. Velásquez --
Patient and medical education on complementary and alternative medicine: sorting it out / Catherine Leffler --
Legal and risk management in complementary and alternative medicine / Michael H. Cohen --
Whose evidence, which methods? Ethical challenges in complementary and alternative medicine research / Jon Tilburt.
Series Title: Biomedical ethics reviews, 2007.
Responsibility: edited by Lois Snyder.
Local System Bib Number:
315196

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