The Resource Health, the individual, and integrated medicine : revisiting an aesthetic of health care, David Aldridge

Health, the individual, and integrated medicine : revisiting an aesthetic of health care, David Aldridge

Label
Health, the individual, and integrated medicine : revisiting an aesthetic of health care
Title
Health, the individual, and integrated medicine
Title remainder
revisiting an aesthetic of health care
Statement of responsibility
David Aldridge
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How do we decide on the most effective way to heal ourselves or our patients? Complementary therapies are a vital part of any integrated approach to health which incorporates specialist and layperson knowledge. In this book, David Aldridge examines cultural understandings of illness and medicines. He provides a critique of orthodox methods used to assess treatment, and advocates a more pluralistic approach to medical research and practice, encompassing the physical, psychological, spiritual and social dimensions of a person's life. To assess medical research in a range of situations, Aldridge
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
615.5
Index
index present
LC call number
R733
LC item number
.A434 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Health, the individual, and integrated medicine : revisiting an aesthetic of health care, David Aldridge
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
Making and taking health care decisions -- Lifestyle, charismatic ideology and a praxis aesthetic -- The clinical assessment of acupuncture for asthma -- Of ethics and education: strategies for curriculum development -- Aesthetics and the individual in the practice of medical research -- Clinical research, the individual patient, and the limits of randomized controlled trials -- A community approach to cancer in families -- Music therapy references relating to cancer and palliative care -- Music therapy and spirituality: a transcendental understanding of suffering -- Prayer and spiritual healing in medical settings -- A qualitative research perspective on healing -- The breath in healing -- Music therapy and neurological rehabilitation: recognition and the performed body in an ecological niche -- Guidelines for clinical research
Control code
ocm54768746
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st American ed
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781417500758
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35810051
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54768746
  • pebcs1417500751

Library Locations

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