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Author Tovey, Philip, 1963-

Title Complementary and alternative medicine in nursing and midwifery : towards a critical social science / edited by Jon Adams and Philip Tovey
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2008

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Description xi, 178 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : towards a critical social science of CAM in nursing and midwivery / Jon Adams & Philip Tovey -- CAM integration in inter-professional context : nursing, midwifery and medicine in Canada / Ivy L. Bourgeault & Kristine A. Hirschkorn -- The emerging role of alternative midwifery within the wider socio-political sphere : a focus upon alternative birth care providers and their relationship with conventional medicine / Paaige K. Turner -- 'Snake oil peddling' : CAM and the occupational status of doctors and nurses / Peter Morrall -- The authentication of CAM in nursing : an examination of historic referencing in selected nursing journals / Philip Tovey & Jon Adams -- CAM, nursing and the meanings of care / Kahryn Hughes -- Nurses and midwives in alternative health care : comparative processes of boundary re-configuration in Israel / Judith T. Shuval & Sky E. Gross -- 'Latent' and 'realised' risk cultures : woman-centred midwifery and CAM / Karen Lane -- CAM, holistic wellness nursing and the new public health / Emily Hansen
Summary Explores the historical, social, political and cultural facets of integration between complementary and alternative medicine and nursing/midwifery. Providing an overview of this important field of health research, this book acts as an important reading for medical sociologists, nurses and others. J. Adams, Uni of Newcastle
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Alternative medicine.
Holistic nursing.
Labor (Obstetrics) -- Alternative treatment.
Midwifery.
Complementary Therapies -- nursing [MESH]
Holistic Nursing [MESH]
Midwifery [MESH]
Nursing Care [MESH]
Complementary Therapies -- nursing.
Holistic Nursing -- methods.
Midwifery -- methods.
Author Adams, Jon, 1971-
Tovey, Philip, 1963-
LC no. 2007008377
ISBN 0203019946 (ebk.)
0415368464 (hardback)
0415368472 (paperback)
9780203019948 (ebk.)
9780415368469 (hardback)
9780415368476 (paperback)