The Resource African American alternative medicine : using alternative medicine to prevent and control chronic diseases, Eric J. Bailey

African American alternative medicine : using alternative medicine to prevent and control chronic diseases, Eric J. Bailey

Label
African American alternative medicine : using alternative medicine to prevent and control chronic diseases
Title
African American alternative medicine
Title remainder
using alternative medicine to prevent and control chronic diseases
Statement of responsibility
Eric J. Bailey
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • Annotation
  • Annotation
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
615.5/089/96073
Index
index present
LC call number
RA448.5.N4
LC item number
B248 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Summary expansion
  • An introduction to the field of African American alternative medicine, highlighting African American traditional healthcare practices, new qualitative fieldwork data from African American alternative health practitioners, and specific cultural ethnomedical strategies for the African American population
  • The author examines past and present traditional healthcare practices among African Americans from a research-based perspective. A cultural-historical review of the traditional African American alternative healthcare practices provides the framework for understanding current African American ethnomedical practices. New data from a variety of African American alternative health practitioners serving the community share their perspectives
Label
African American alternative medicine : using alternative medicine to prevent and control chronic diseases, Eric J. Bailey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The current status of alternative medicine. Alternative medicine in the United States -- Mainstream American alternative medicine. Alternative medicine and African Americans. African American alternative medicine -- Cultural historical review of African American alternative medicine. How to do applied medical anthropological fieldwork. Strategies for collecting qualitative alternative medicine data. Disease-focused alternative treatment practices: research including African Americans. Hypertension and alternative treatment therapies -- Cancer and alternative treatment therapies -- Diabetes mellitus and alternative treatment therapies -- Cerebrovascular disease (stroke) and alternative treatment therapies -- Mental health and alternative treatment therapies -- Conclusion: culture and alternative medicine
Control code
ocm52759093
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 159 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280927874
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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h747
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b24196484
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52759093
  • pebcs0313012857

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