Complementary Health for Women: A Comprehensive Treatment by Carolyn Chambers, EdD, ARNP, FAAN Clark

By Carolyn Chambers, EdD, ARNP, FAAN Clark

 "The quantity positive factors wide references all through to record evidence-based practices...For practitioners of complementary treatments it is a precious resource...that provide[s] extra in-depth figuring out of every situation and treatment. Summing up: recommended."   --Choice   Complementary healthiness for girls serves as a handy and functional "how to" consultant for treating a large choice of universal illnesses and prerequisites particular to ladies. This hugely really good booklet outlines complementary and replacement techniques to girl sufferers with practical lawsuits and problems. Key gains:     Describes remedy and results, equipment of use, precautions, and long-term vs. brief time period use   deals commonly specific case reviews   gains tables evaluating quite a few ways via disorder or   Lists to be had items and coaching courses for every ailment or situation     This booklet additionally comprises study on quite a few cures, and provides suggestion for counseling ladies. crucial for all degrees of nurses operating with girls, this booklet offers a useful wealth of data displaying while, how, and for whom non-medical and self-care remedies can gain girls.

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Skidmore-Roth, L. (2006). Pycnogenol. In Handbook of herbs and natural supplements (pp. 868–869). St. Louis, MO: ElsevierMosby. 3. Selenium a. Actions/expected responses: Increasing evidence suggests a role for oxidative stress in several neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, and that selenium compounds may function as protective antioxidants. b. Routes/dosages/frequencies: By mouth, no more than 400 mcg per day. c. Cautions/adverse reactions: Rare, but do not exceed suggested dosage.

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