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Title:
Complementary therapies on the Internet
Author:
Beckner, William Mac.
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Publication Information:
St. Louis, Mo. : Churchill Livingstone, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
ix, 186 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
General Note:
Includes "Glossary of complementrary and alternative medicine terms" and index.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780443070679
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Book

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Summary

Summary

Whether you are a novice or an experienced web user, this resource will save you time when trying to find the most accurate and up-to-date information online. Experts in the field help you avoid the vast number of inaccurate, unreliable, and out-of-date websites and point you toward quality online resources. Use the accompanying CD-ROM for immediate access to weblinks. Practical and highly readable information is provided on the best Internet resources for complementary medicine. Quality, online resources are highlighted, helping users sift through the vast number of inaccurate, unreliable, and out-of-date websites. Actual websites are assessed, and easy-to-use web links are included on the CD-ROM. Experts in the field offer a broad overview of the subject and advise with authority.


Author Notes

William Mac Beckner, BS, Information Director, and Brian M. Berman, MD, Director, Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.


Table of Contents

1 Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the Internetp. 1
2 Searching the Internetp. 15
3 Searching the Biomedical Literature for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Informationp. 27
4 Evaluating Internet Resources in Complementary and Alternative Medicinep. 45
5 Complementary and Alternative Medicine Resources by Modalityp. 53
6 Complementary Therapies of the Body, Mind, and Spiritp. 71
7 Complementary and Alternative Medicine Resources for Health Professionals and Researchersp. 83
8 Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Consumer Health Information on the Internetp. 117
9 Legal, Ethical, and Privacy Issuesp. 131
10 The Futurep. 136
Appendices
1 The Cochrane Collaboration Complementary Medicine Fieldp. 143
2 Continuing Medical Education in Complementary and Alternative Medicinep. 161
3 Glossary of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Termsp. 167
4 Glossary of Computer and Internet Termsp. 173