Practice of Integrative Medicine, The: A Legal and Operational Guide

Publication Year: 2006

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Cohen, Michael H.; Ruggie, Mary; Micozzi, Marc S.

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 978-0-82-610307-9

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Based on interviews with over 20 health care providers and facilities who have successfully combined integrative medicine in their practices, this book outlines the pitfalls, legal road-blocks, and benefits of bringing complementary and integrative medicine into daily health care routines.

Topics addressed in this book include:
* What forces are driving the shift toward Integrative care
* The key legal issues governing individuals vs. institutions
* How established CIM institutions chose specific therapies, gained funding, and solved staffing issues
* The regulations for credentialing and how to comply
* Techniques for minimizing liability risks for institutions and individuals
* Strategies for effective informed consent
* Recommendations on dealing with the dietary supplement question


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Cohen, Michael H.; Ruggie, Mary; Micozzi, Marc S.
ISBN: 978-0-82-610307-9
Health Administration
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 224
Year: 2006