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Integrative Therapies in Lung Health and Sleep

Linda Chlan

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ISBN 10: 161779578X / ISBN 13: 9781617795787
Published by Springer-Verlag Gmbh Jan 2012, 2012
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Neuware - Integrative Therapies in Lung Health and Sleep provides an overview of integrative therapies to assist clinicians caring for patients with acute or chronic lung diseases and sleep disorders--emphasizing the scientific bases for these therapies; and their implementation into clinical practice. This volume focuses on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments, modalities, and practices that are integrated with conventional medical treatment and for which there is some evidence of safety and efficacy. Whole Medical Systems, with a specific focus on Traditional Chinese Medicine , are also addressed. Individual chapters are devoted to specific health conditions or illnesses, addressing the current state of the science in the four organizing CAM domains, including available information regarding benefits, risks, or safety considerations. Unique aspects of this volume are the chapters related to evaluation of the evidence base for integrative therapies; new animal model research with herbal preparations focused on the serious problem of sepsis in the ICU; guidance for counseling patients with chronic lung illnesses who may be desperate for a cure; and palliative and end-of-life care for patients with chronic lung conditions. Clinicians in various health care settings will find Integrative Therapies in Lung Health and Sleep beneficial in their practice, particularly as the use of integrative therapies becomes more widespread. 327 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory # 9781617795787

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Integrative Therapies in Lung Health and Sleep provides an overview of integrative therapies to assist clinicians caring for patients with acute or chronic lung diseases and sleep disorders--emphasizing the scientific bases for these therapies; and their implementation into clinical practice.  This volume focuses on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments, modalities, and practices that are integrated with conventional medical treatment and for which there is some evidence of safety and efficacy.  Whole Medical Systems, with a specific focus on Traditional Chinese Medicine , are also addressed.  Individual chapters are devoted to specific health conditions or illnesses, addressing  the current state of the science in the four organizing CAM domains, including available information regarding benefits, risks, or safety considerations.   Unique aspects of this volume are the chapters related to evaluation of the evidence base for integrative therapies; new animal model research with herbal preparations focused on the serious problem of sepsis in the ICU; guidance for counseling patients with chronic lung illnesses who may be desperate for a cure; and palliative and end-of-life care for patients with chronic lung conditions.   Clinicians in various health care settings will find Integrative Therapies in Lung Health and Sleep beneficial in their practice, particularly as the use of integrative therapies becomes more widespread.
 

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Section 1

General

Chapter 1

Overview of Integrative Therapies and Healing Practices

Mary Jo Kreitzer

Chapter 2

Evaluation of Integrative Therapies for Research and Practice

Margo A. Halm and Julie K. Katseres

Section 2

Integrative Therapies in Chronic Pulmonary Conditions

Chapter 3 Integrative Therapies for People with Asthma

Lauren M. Fine and Malcolm N. Blumenthal

Chapter 4

Integrative Therapies for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

DorAnne M. Donesky

Chapter 5

Integrative Therapies for People with Interstitial Lung Disease, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Kathleen Oare Lindell, Kevin F. Gibson, and Hunter C. Champion

Chapter 6

Integrative Therapies for People with Cystic Fibrosis

Claire A. Butler and Scott C. Bell

Chapter 7

Integrative Therapies for People with Lung Cancer

Karen K. Swenson and Alice C. Shapiro

Chapter 8

Integrative Therapies for Lung Transplantation Recipients

Annette DeVito Dabbs, Mi-Kyung Song, and Sheila D. Switzer

Section 3

Integrative Therapies in Critical Care and Sleep Disorders

Chapter 9

Integrative Therapies in the Management of Critically Ill Patients

Chapter 10

Integrative Therapies to Promote Sleep in the Intensive Care Unit

Jessie Casida and LuAnn Nowak

Chapter 11

Future Applications of Integrative Therapies for Sepsis: Bench and Experimental Animal Models

Haichao wang, Andrew E. Sama, Mary F. Ward, Kathryn L. Miele, and Shu Zhu

Chapter 12

Integrative Therapies to Manage Acute and Chronic Sleep Disorders

Margaret-Ann Carno

Section 4

Integrative Therapies to Promote Lung Health

Chapter 13

Integrative Therapies for Tobacco Cessation

Kate M. Hathaway and Yvette Erasmus

Chapter 14

Integrative Therapies to Support Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Lung Disease

Sandra W. Gordon-Kolb

Chapter 15

Whole Medical Systems in Lung Health and Sleep: Focus on Traditional Chinese Medicine

Guoqin Li, Fang Wang, ShihanWang, Yi Tian, Yongjun Bian, Lei Wang, Guangxi Li, Jie Wang, and Amy T. Wang

Chapter 16

Counseling Patients with Chronic Lung Disease: Interdisciplinary Strategies for Reducing Distress

Kathleen F. Sarmiento and Linda Berg-Cross

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Publisher: Springer-Verlag Gmbh Jan 2012

Publication Date: 2012

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