More Details about Complementary And Alternative Medicine For Child And Adolescent Care: A Practical Guide For Healthcare Professionals

General Information  
Author(s)Mantle
PublisherELSEVIER
ISBN9780750651752
Pages230
BindingSoftbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearDecember 2003

Description

There are a number of books about complementary therapies for nurses, but these mostly take a therapy-led approach. This new book, written by an experienced nurse, health visitor and teacher, uses a problem-based approach that relates to conditions presenting in everyday practice. Childrens health, psychological and social needs are qualitatively and quantitatively different from those of adults and the author has for this reason addressed not only medical conditions but also psycho-social development problems. Well-referenced and evidence-based, this book is an essential companion for all healthcare professionals who treat children and young adults. Provides practical, problem-based information on common conditions Offers reliable advice on the use of alternative therapies in an holistic manner - to support not only the patient, but...