Complementary and Alternative Therapies and the Aging Population

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  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 624 pages
  • ISBN : 9780080921242
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Complementary and Alternative Therapies and the Aging Population

Complementary and Alternative Therapies and the Aging Population
  • Author : Ronald Ross Watson
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 April 2011
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The major objective of this book is to review in detail health problems occurring with significant frequency in aging adults which are proposed to be treated or ameliorated using nutriceuticals as foods and dietary supplements as well as other complementary and alternative therapies. Chapters primarily focusing on nutrients have been excluded to maintain a focus on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The book is divided into three general sections: 1. Nutriceuticals and Botanicals in Health Promotion - including Specific Nutriceuticals Used

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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 January 2014
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Use these techniques to promote the wellness of your elderly clients! This book explores current trends in alternative therapy and geriatric rehabilitation and the use of complementary and alternative medical (CAM) techniques in physical and occupational treatment sessions with older adults. According to editor Ann Burkhardt, ”Rehabilitation and the complementary medicine movement are intrinsically compatible since they both tend to view people holistically-as more than the sum of their component parts. Each philosophy emphasizes quality of life and empowers people

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  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 22 February 2006
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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 18 April 2013
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  • Release : 09 June 2008
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  • Release : 28 March 2018
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 06 May 2016
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  • Publisher : Pharmaceutical Press
  • Release : 18 May 2022
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 04 July 2016
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The two LNCS volume set 9754-9755 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population, ITAP 2016, held as part of the 18th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2016, held in Toronto, ON, Canada, in July 2016, jointly with 14 other thematically conferences. The total of 1287 papers and 186 poster papers presented at the HCII 2016 conferences were carefully reviewed and selected from 4354 submissions. LNCS 9754, Design for Aging (Part I), addresses the following major topics: designing

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