The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs
AUTHOR: Brinckmann, Josef
PUBLISHER: Thieme Medical Publishers, Incorporated
Also available at Amazon.com
This well referenced, instructive, and clinically accurate guide provides everything you need to know about the safe and effective use of medicinal herbs. Published by the American Botanical Council (ABC), the book contains comprehensive, scientifically based information on 29 herbs and 13 proprietary herbal products. The reference is also the first of its kind to include a continuing education module for a wide variety of healthcare professionals.
Each herb analysis includes an extensively referenced therapeutic Monograph, a 2-page Clinical Overview for quick reference, and a 1-page Patient Information Sheet for the health professional to copy and give to patients. Pharmacological activity, herb-drug interactions, adverse effects, preparations, dosage, name brands, regulations, and detailed tables of clinical studies, are all accurately presented in this important educational guidebook.
Key features of the ABC Guide:
- In depth data - thorough and detailed information for the most popular herbs and herbal products sold in the US market today More than 40 tables of clinical studies, including 180 commercial products
- Incorporation of science-based and traditional information
- Standardized and regimented layout ensures quick and easy access to information
- National continuing education credit - 10 to 13.5 credit hours available to health professionals in five disciplines
Message to customers: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) has extended CME credit for physicians for The ABC Clinical Guide to Herbs. The current $20 fee will no longer be charged. This will now be offered at no cost with purchase of the book. In addition, CE credit has been extended for nurses, pharmacists, and dietitians.
THE ABC CLINICAL GUIDE to HERBS provides healthcare professionals with what they want: factual, current, scientifically based information and guidance on the top selling herbs in the United States. A must have reference for every practice Published by the American Botanical Council. Thieme is proud to be the exclusive worldwide distributor for this book.
PUBLICATION DATE: 4/15/2003
CATEGORY: Health & Fitness