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Acupuncturists, Barbers, and Masseurs

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0061
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

China witnessed significant decline in the use of acupuncture in 1500 but pharmaceutics had been steadily developing since antiquity. Li Shizhen's encyclopedia remains the definitive work. It has ... More


Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Jennifer Barraclough (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This book is a guide to complementary cancer therapies, also described as natural or holistic therapies. More and more patients are turning to these therapies as there is now considerable evidence ... More


Multiple Meanings of Chinese Healing in the United States

Linda L. Barnes

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0020
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Following a front-page story in the New York Times in 1972 by James Reston about his experiences with acupuncture in a Chinese hospital, virtually every article on complementary and alternative ... More


Subtle Energies and the American Metaphysical Tradition

Robert Fuller

in Religion and Healing in America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195167962
eISBN:
9780199850150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167962.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The influence of secularization has been greater in the field of medicine than in most any other area of modern cultural life. It is for this reason that contemporary fascination with alternative ... More


Complementary and alternative therapies in cancer/integrative oncology

Susan MacDonald and Doreen Oneschuk

in Palliative Medicine: A case-based manual

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199694143
eISBN:
9780191739255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199694143.003.0151
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter presents case studies to illustrate the desired skills, attitudes, and knowledge required to develop proficiency in discussing and advising patients about using complementary and ... More


Evaluating complementary therapies

Janet Richardson and Karen Pilkington

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The nature and complexities of complementary therapies and their underpinning philosophical approaches present a challenge to the research community. Some complementary therapies have the potential ... More


The oncology setting

Teresa E Young

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

As more cancer patients use complementary therapies to control symptoms and improve their quality of life, provision of these therapies, both independently funded and within a state funded health ... More


Childhood cancer

Elena J Ladas and Kara M Kelly

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Many parents of children and adolescents with cancer investigate complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) to help manage the side effects associated with conventional medications and augment ... More


Acupuncture

Beverley de Valois

in Enhancing Cancer Care: Complementary therapy and support

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199297559
eISBN:
9780191730023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199297559.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Acupuncture is a therapeutic technique that evolved from ancient Oriental theories and practices of medicine. Since the 1970s, it has become increasingly popular in the West as a means of preventing ... More


Acupuncture: RECLAIMING ANCIENT WISDOM

Candy Gunther Brown

in The Healing Gods: Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Christian America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199985784
eISBN:
9780199367801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199985784.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter six shows that acupuncture has stronger scientific support than much of CAM, but the evidence is weaker than many people suppose. Acupuncture’s popularity reflects dissatisfaction with modern ... More


Electrical stimulation techniques

Fiona Hicks and Karen H. Simpson

in Nerve Blocks in Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198527039
eISBN:
9780191730283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198527039.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter discusses electrical stimulation techniques, which include acupuncture and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS). The administration techniques, contraindications, and ... More


Anaesthesia and perioperative pain management

Karen H. Simpson and Dudley J. Bush

in Surgical Palliative Care

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198510000
eISBN:
9780191730184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198510000.003.0009
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

This chapter discusses anaesthesia, which is a highly invasive medical intervention, and perioperative pain management. The first half of the chapter is dedicated to a thorough discussion on ... More


Complementary medicine for respiratory diseases

Sam H. Ahmedzai and Martin F. Muers

in Supportive Care in Respiratory Disease

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780192631411
eISBN:
9780191730160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192631411.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter examines several commonly used complementary therapies in the management of respiratory diseases, including asthma, chronic obstructive airways disease, and advanced cancer-related ... More


Using Case Studies to Combat a Pseudoscience Culture

Clyde Freeman Herreid

in Pseudoscience: The Conspiracy Against Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037426
eISBN:
9780262344814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037426.003.0018
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

To combat pseudoscience, students must first understand that science is not just a collection of facts but it is a way of discovering the nature of the physical world. The way that scientists go ... More


Scientific Methods at the Edge of Biomedicine

Colleen Derkatch

in Bounding Biomedicine: Evidence and Rhetoric in the New Science of Alternative Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226345840
eISBN:
9780226345987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226345987.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on scientific method as the key rhetorical topos, or topic, within evidence-based medicine that furnishes lines of argument that researchers adopt to align complementary and ... More


Precincts of Care in CAM Research

Colleen Derkatch

in Bounding Biomedicine: Evidence and Rhetoric in the New Science of Alternative Medicine

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226345840
eISBN:
9780226345987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226345987.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Central to the question of methodology in research on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the practitioner-patient relationship, the most unambiguously rhetorical element of clinical ... More


Visualizing Health Care in 1930s Shanghai

Sean Hsiang-lin Lei

in Neither Donkey nor Horse: Medicine in the Struggle over China's Modernity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226169880
eISBN:
9780226169910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226169910.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Instead of treating “Chinese medicine” and “Western medicine” as well-established distinct groups, Chapter 6 argues that these two styles of medicine took shape only gradually as they competed with ... More


How to make “acubabies”

Leon Antonio Rocha

in Historical epistemology and the making of modern Chinese medicine

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719096006
eISBN:
9781781708460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096006.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Acupuncture is currently among the most popular complementary therapies used by IVF patients in North America and the United Kingdom, offered predominantly in private clinics and occasionally through ... More


Geo-Choreography and Necropolitics: Faustin Linyekula’s Studios Kabako, Democratic Republic of Congo

Ariel Osterweis

in Choreographies of 21st Century Wars

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190201661
eISBN:
9780190201692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201661.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter proposes the concept of “geo-choreography” to describe Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula’s Studios Kabako, a network of arts spaces built across Kisangani in the Democratic ... More


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