Acupuncture A Scientific Appraisal

Acupuncture A Scientific Appraisal

Author: Edzard Ernst & Adrian White
ISBN: 9780750641630
Publication Date: July 1999
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
Cover: paperback
Pages: 168
Acupuncture: a scientific appraisal takes an evaluative approach, summarising the evidence for acupuncture in an impartial way...

Description

Acupuncture: a scientific appraisal takes an evaluative approach, summarising the evidence for acupuncture in an impartial way. An international team of specialist contributors brings a wide range of expertise to the book, drawing together different facets of research and clinical practice to provide a cohesive look at acupuncture today.
 
The increasing integration of acupuncture into health care services in the west, requires stringent criteria of efficacy, safety and cost in order to provide optimal benefit for patients, at minimal risk. All professionals involved in the delivery of healthcare will find this new book of great interest. The conclusions reached should provide a focus for future debate.

Fully referenced throughout, Acupuncture: a scientific appraisal is an easily accessible, balanced source of information for all practitioners of acupuncture. Healthcare providers, complementary therapists and members of the primary healthcare team will also find this an invaluable purchase.
 
Key Features:
  • examines acupuncture's possible mechanisms of action.
  • contains chapters on both Eastern and Western approaches.
  • reviews the evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture.
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