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Author O'Mathúna, Dónal, 1961- author.

Title Alternative Medicine [electronic resource] / Dónal O'Mathúna.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Zondervan, [2010]


Description 1 online resource (512 pages)
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Summary The most complete resource of its kind on alternative medicine; Herbal remedies, dietary supplements, and alternative therapiesTheir specific usesWhich ones really work (and which ones don't)What to watch out for; Christian versus non-Christian approaches to holistic health; Clinically proven treatments versus unproven or quack treatments; Truths and fallacies about supernatural healing; Ancient medical lore: the historical, cultural, and scientific facts; And much, much moreAlternative Medicine is the first comprehensive guidebook to nontraditional medicine written from a distinctively Christian perspective. Keeping pace with the latest developments and research in alternative medicine, this thoroughly revised edition combines the most current information with an easy-to-use format. University lecturer and researcher Dónal O'Mathúna, PhD, and national medical authority Walt Larimore, MD, provide detailed and balanced answers to your most pressing questions about alternative medicine -- and to other questions you wouldn't have thought to ask.Also includesTwo alphabetical reference sections:Alternative therapiesHerbal remedies, vitamins, and dietary supplementsA description of each therapy and remedy, an analysis of claims, results of actual studies, cautions, recommendations, and further resourcesHandy cross-references linking health problems with various alternative therapies and herbal remedies reviewed in the book.
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Subject Holistic medicine -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Alternative medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Larimore, Walter L.
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Other Form: Other version: O'Mathúna, Dónal, 1961- Alternative medicine. Grand Rapids, Mich. : Zondervan, c2006. 0310269997 (DLC)2006024642
ISBN 9780310861003 (e-pub)
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