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By William H. Frishman

Edited by means of a world-renowned scientific heart specialist, pharmacologist and medical researcher, besides significant figures in complementary drugs perform, Complementary and Integrative cures for heart problems is the 1st textual content to debate all of the significant Complementary and substitute medication (CAM) practices which have been used for heart problems prevention and therapy. The publication comprises discussions of the capability merits and hazards of other cures for remedy and prevention of heart problems, in addition to their integration into common therapy. remedies coated comprise using nutriceuticals (vitamins, amino acid, and normal antioxidants and minerals), natural treatments (plus capability natural remedy-drug interactions), quite a few mental and rest techniques (mind/body cures, hypnosis, biofeedback and cognitive treatment, etc.), a variety of replacement drugs disciplines (including QiGong and TaiChi, Ayurveda and Yoga), local American practices, homeopathy, osteopathy, and particular modalities (such as acupuncture, auriculotherapy, chelation, aromatherapy, song remedy, sauna, meditation and prayer, animal-assisted remedy, Shiatsu and therapeutic massage, magnetotherapy, and spinal wire stimulation). Chapters on particular methods and remedies are equipped to debate the historical past and cause at the back of every one substitute perform, the strengths and weaknesses of the on hand medical reports, the capability dangers and advantages, and the way the treatment may be built-in right into a traditional clinical practice.Edited by means of a renowned medical heart specialist and researcher, every one bankruptcy offers authoritative and evidence-based evaluation of CAM perform in terms of cardiovascular medicine.This is the 1st accomplished textual content on CAM as utilized in the prevention and remedy of cardiovascular disease.Provides execs with all of the acceptable info to respond to questions from sufferers approximately CAM treatments.Coverage of a large choice of treatments makes this e-book functional for scientific use.Each bankruptcy makes use of an evidence-based method of describe a selected CAM perform or procedure after which backs the knowledge up with to be had research.All chapters are equipped similarly with applicable use of tables, figures, and supplementary severe dialogue.Introductory chapters on placebo and medicolegal implications of CAM perform supplies readers additional info on easy methods to organize people who are drawn to integrating CAM care and solutions questions about felony ramifications.Includes severe discussions on nutriceuticals (vitamins & vitamins) and natural drugs as they relate to heart problems remedy and prevention.Covers either the remedy and prevention of heart problems, making this publication the main finished and priceless reference to be had near to CAM and cardiac illness.Covers a large choice of CAM modalities, techniques, and regional/indigenous practices and remedies, giving the practitioner entry to the various treatments that would be helpful in his or her practice.A precise bankruptcy at the Columbia-Presbyterian Integrative medication software demonstrates how a clinician can enforce a CAM application for care and learn reasons in a hospital-clinic atmosphere.

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19 This has two aspects to it. The first is direct causation in the mechanical sense, as measured by the “but for” rule: but for the negligent behavior, the injury would not have occurred. The second aspect is proximate or legal cause. 21 Damages Finally, to recover on a claim of negligence, the plaintiff must prove that damages have been suffered. 19,20 Damages, like the other elements of a malpractice claim, are established through the testimony of expert witnesses. For example, an economist is typically called to testify about the lost value of future earnings and a psychiatrist or psychologist to testify about emotional damages.

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