The Role of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Accommodating Pluralism /

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Other Authors: Callahan, Daniel, 1930-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, 2002.
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: DANIEL CALLAHAN
  • Introduction vii
  • KENNETH F. SCHAFFNER
  • Assessments of Efficacy in Biomedicine: The Turn toward
  • Methodological Pluralism 1
  • DAVID J. HUFFORD
  • CAM and Cultural Diversity: Ethics and Epistemology
  • Converge 15
  • LORETTA M. KOPELMAN
  • The Role of Science in Assessing Conventional, Complementary,
  • and Alternative Medicines 36
  • BONNIE B. O'CONNOR
  • Personal Experience, Popular Epistemology, and Complementary
  • and Alternative Medicine Research 54
  • HOWARD BRODY
  • The Placebo Effect: Implicationsfor the Study and Practice of
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine 74
  • DAVID B. LARSON AND SUSAN S. LARSON
  • Spirituality in Clinical Care: A Brief Review of Patient Desire,
  • Physician Response, and Research Opportunities 84
  • ASBJORN HROBJARTSSON AND STIG BRORSON
  • Interpreting Resultsfrom Randomized Clinical Trials of
  • Complementary/Alternative Interventions: The Role of Trial
  • Quality and Pre-trial Beliefs 107
  • WAYNE B. JONAS
  • Evidence, Ethics, and the Evaluation of Global Medicine 122
  • TOM WHITMARSH
  • The Nature of Evidence in Complementary and Alternative
  • Medicine: Ideasfrom Trials of Homeopathy in Chronic
  • Headache 148
  • PAUL ROOT WOLPE
  • Medical Culture and CAM Culture: Science and Ritual in the
  • Academic Medical Center 163
  • ALFRED I. TAUBER
  • The Questfor Holism in Medicine 172
  • Contributors 190
  • Index 196.