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    Healing, Hype or Harm?: A Critical Analysis of Complementary or Alternative Medicine (Societas) (Paperback) Edited by Edzard Ernst, Foreword by Nick Ross

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    DescriptionThe scientists, academics and practitioners writing this book are not against complementary or alternative medicine (CAM), but they are very much for evidence-based medicine and single standards. They aim to counter-balance the many uncritical books on CAM and to stimulate intelligent, well-informed public debate.TOPICS INCLUDE: What is CAM? Why is it so popular? Patient choice; Reclaiming compassion; Teaching CAM at university; Research on CAM; CAM in court; Ethics and CAM; Politics and CAM; Homeopathy in context; Concepts of holism in medicine; Placebo, deceit and CAM; Healing but not curing; CAM and the media."


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    Title
    Healing, Hype or Harm?
    Subtitle
    A Critical Analysis of Complementary or Alternative Medicine
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Edzard Ernst, Foreword by Nick Ross
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 190
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 208 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781845401184
    ISBN 10: 1845401182
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Abridged Dewey: 610
    BIC subject category V2: MX
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 615.5
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26970
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 510
    BISAC V2.8: MED004000
    LC classification: RZ
    Thema V1.0: MX
    Edition
    1
    Publisher
    IMPRINT ACADEMIC
    Imprint name
    IMPRINT ACADEMIC
    Publication date
    01 September 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Thorverton
    Review quote
    "[T]his book represents the very best of contemporary albeit on the whole skeptical scholarship. It is highly refreshing to find a collection that does not toe a line but instead gives a wide range of pros and cons and includes some new and stimulating ideas... [I]t is wonderful that academic honesty is still alive and well... For those people actively researching in the field of CAM this book is a 'must have'."--Kevin M. Purday "Metapsychology "