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Alternative Medicine - Greenhaven Press Editors; Lynn Zott (Editor); David M. Haugen
Call Number: R733 .A4587 2012
ISBN: 9780737754384
Publication Date: 2012-07-13
"Alternative Medicine: Opposing Viewpoints "

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Mayo Clinic Book of Alternative Medicine - Mayo Clinic Staff; Time Inc. Home Entertainment Staff (Prepared for Publication by)
Call Number: R733 .M384 2010
ISBN: 9781603208369
Publication Date: 2010-04-20

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The Healing Power of Herbs - Michael T. Murray
Call Number: RM666.H33 M865 2004
ISBN: 051722321X
Publication Date: 2004-06-01

Medical Fakes and Frauds - Susan Gilbert; C. Everett Koop (Introduction by)
Call Number: R730 .G53 1989
ISBN: 0791000907
Publication Date: 1989-01-01

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Complementary/Alternative Therapies in Nursing - Mariah Snyder; Ruth Lindquist
Call Number: RT41 .I53 2006
ISBN: 0826114474
Publication Date: 2006-01-01


Reference Books

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Prescription for Herbal Healing: An Easy-to-Use A-to-Z Reference to Hundreds of Common Disorders and Their Herbal Remedies - Stacey Bell; Phyllis A. Balch
Call Number: REF. RM666 .H33 B355 2012
ISBN: 9781583334522
Publication Date: 2012-04-03


Search Strategies

1. Define your topic: Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies play a key role in the health care of many Americans. They are often used along with mainstream medicine to treat diseases and medical conditions. Which ones work? How do you know? Should patients use them without a doctor's knowledge?
2. Search for information on the Library web page
→Search using key terms and synonyms to find an overview. Good places to start: are the Online Catalog or GALE Opposing Viewpoints Database
Alternative medicine
Alternative therapies
Complementary therapies
Integrative medicine
→For more advanced searches you will use related concepts to narrow your search or combine terms together in databases such as  Academic Search Complete. Using terms such as:
Herbal medicine
Holistic medicine
Herbs and Therapeutic use


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Healing, Hype or Harm? - Edzard Ernst
Call Number: ONLINE
ISBN: 9781845407117
Publication Date: 2013-09-09

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Complementary and Alternative Medicine Sourcebook - Amy L. Sutton
Call Number: ONLINE
ISBN: 9780780812017
Publication Date: 2010-06-02
Basic consumer health information about ayurveda, acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic care, diet-based therapies, guided imagery, herbal and vitamin supplements, homeopathy, hypnosis, massage, meditation, naturopathy, Pilates, reflexology, reiki, shiatsu, tai chi, traditional Chinese medicine, yoga, and other complementary and alternative medical therapies ;

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Integrative Rheumatology - Randy Horwitz; Daniel Muller
ISBN: 9780199718610
"...evidence-based approach to the integrative therapy of rheumatologic, allergic, and autoimmune disorders, integrating the principles of alternative and complementary therapies into the principles and practice of conventional medical therapy"-

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