Integrative Medicine, 5th Edition

Edited by David P. Rakel, MD and Vincent Minichiello, MD
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Written by physicians who are experts in both traditional and complementary medicine, Integrative Medicine, 5th Edition, uses a clinical, disease-oriented approach to safely and effectively incorporate alternative therapies into primary care practice. Drawing on available scientific evidence and the authors' first-hand experiences, it covers therapies such as botanicals, supplements, mind-body, lifestyle choices, nutrition, exercise, spirituality, and other integrative medicine modalities. This highly regarded reference offers practical guidance for reducing costs and improving patient care while focusing on prevention and wellness for a better quality of life. 

Key Features
  • Explains how to make the best use of integrative medicine and the mechanisms by which these therapeutic modalities work, keeping you at the forefront of the trend toward integrative health care. 

  • Templated chapters make it quick and easy to find key information such as dosing, pearls, the Prevention Prescription, and Therapeutic Reviews that incorporates the Evidence vs Harm Icon.   

  • Uses the reliable SORT method (Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy) to provide evidence-based ratings, grading both the evidence and the relative potential harm. 

  • Thoroughly updated, ensuring that you remain well informed regarding the latest evidence. 

  • Contains 10 new chapters covering clinician resilience, supporting immunity, NASH/fatty liver, hair loss, rethinking the movement prescription, compassion practices, prescribing low-dose naltrexone, psychedelics, tapering off PPIs and opioids, as well as an expanded osteopathy chapter. 

  • Covers timely topics aimed at reducing the epidemics of polypharmacy and opioid overuse, as well as supporting immunity in the face of infectious diseases. 

  • Provides online access to multiple-choice questions for every chapter-perfect for board exam review. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices. 

ISBN 9780323777278
Product Format Book
Publication Date 2022
Author Information Edited by David P. Rakel, MD, Professor & Chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin and Vincent Minichiello, MD, Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, MI
Published Reviews Doody's Core Titles® 2022
Table of Content PART I
Integrative Medicine

1 Philosophy of Integrative Medicine
2 Optimal Healing Environments
3 The Healing Encounter
4 The Whole Health Approach
5 Clinician Resilience
Integrative Approach to Disease

SECTION I Affective Disorders
6 Depression
7 Anxiety
8 Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
9 Autism Spectrum Disorder
10 Insomnia
11 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
SECTION II Neurology
12 Alzheimer Disease
13 Headache
14 Peripheral Neuropathy
15 Multiple Sclerosis
16 Parkinson Disease
SECTION III Infectious Disease
17 Otitis Media
18 Chronic Sinusitis
19 Acute Respiratory Infection Cold and Flu
20 HIV Disease and AIDS
21 Herpes Simplex Virus
22 Chronic Hepatitis
23 Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
24 Lyme Disease
SECTION IV Cardiovascular Disease
25 Non-Pharmaceutical Approaches to Hypertension
26 Heart Failure
27 Coronary Artery Disease
28 Nutrition and Nutritional Supplements in the Management of Dyslipidemia
29 Arrhythmias
SECTION V Allergy/Immunology
30 Asthma
31 The Allergic Patient
32 Food allergy and Intolerance
33 Integrative Medicine and Immune Support
SECTION VI Metabolic/Endocrine Disorders
34 Prediabetes
35 Diabetes Mellitus
36 Hypothyroidism
37 Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
38 Osteoporosis
39 An Integrative Approach to Obesity
40 MTHFR Polymorphisms, Homocysteine, and Nutrient Needs
41 Stress-Induced Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Dysfunction
SECTION VII Nephrology
42 Chronic Kidney Disease
SECTION VIII Gastrointestinal Disorders
43 Irritable Bowel Syndrome
44 Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Functional Dyspepsia
45 Peptic Ulcer Disease
46 Recurring Abdominal Pain in Pediatrics
47 Constipation
48 Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis/Fatty Liver
SECTION IX Autoimmune Disorders
49 Fibromyalgia
50 Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
51 Rheumatoid Arthritis
52 Inflammatory Bowel Disease
SECTION X Obstetrics/Gynecology
53 Preconception Counseling and Fertility
54 Perimenopause to Menopause
55 Premenstrual syndrome
56 Dysmenorrhea
57 Uterine Fibroids (Leiomyomata)
58 Vaginal Dryness
59 Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
60 Urolithiasis (Kidney and Bladder Stones)
61 Chronic Prostatitis
62 Erectile Dysfunction
63 Testosterone Deficiency
SECTION XII Musculoskeletal
64 Osteoarthritis
65 Myofascial Pain Syndrome
66 Chronic Low Back Pain
67 Neck pain
68 Gout
69 Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
SECTION XIII Dermatology
70 Atopic Dermatitis
71 Psoriasis
72 Urticaria
73 Hair Loss
74 Acne Vulgaris and Acne Rosacea
75 Breast Cancer
76 Lung Cancer
77 Prostate Cancer
78 Colorectal Cancer
79 Palliative and End of Life Care
SECTION XV Substance Abuse
80 Addiction Treatment
SECTION XVI Ophthalmology
81 Cataracts
82 Macular Degeneration
Tools for Your Practice
SECTION IA Lifestyle: Nutrition

83 The Elimination Diet
84 The Glycemic Index/Load
85 The Antiinflammatory Diet
86 The DASH Diet
87 The FODMaPs Diet
SECTION IB Lifestyle: Exercise
88 Rethinking the Movement Prescription
89 Therapeutic Breathing
90 Low Back Pain Exercises
91 Relaxation Techniques
92 Self-Hypnosis Techniques
93 Enhancing Heart Rate Variability
94 Guided Imagery and Interactive Guided Imagery
95 Journaling for Health
96 Forgiveness
97 Recommending Meditation
98 Motivational Interviewing Techniques
99 Emotional Awareness for Pain
100 Compassion Practices
SECTION III Biochemical
101 Prescribing botanicals
102 Prescribing Probiotics
103 Prescribing Low-Dose Naltrexone
104 Detoxification
105 Chelation Therapy
106 Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy for Health
107 Tapering off a Proton Pump Inhibitor
108 Tapering Off Opioids
109 Integrative Strategies for Planetary Health
SECTION IV Biomechanical
110 Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment
111 Prolotherapy for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain
SECTION V Bioenergetics
112 Integrating Spiritual Assessment and Care
113 Human Energetic Therapies
114 Integrative Medicine for the Underserved
Publication Date 21-10-2022
Pages 1136
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
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