Zone Therapy Is Scientific

Subjectively & Objectively

Author: W. D. Chesney

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 9780787301699

Category:

Page: 7

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Should have some knowledge of anatomy and physiology.

Zone Therapy

Author: Harry B. Bressler

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 9780787312213

Category:

Page: 174

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1955 the author gives corrections for splay foot, back ache, asthma, loss of voice, wry neck, toothache, anemia, writers cramp, tic-doloureux (neuritis, neuralgia) sneezing, sprains, prostate, kidneys, hiccough, hayfever, headache, gall bladder, ear ache.

Scientific Development and Misconceptions Through the Ages

A Reference Guide

Author: Robert E. Krebs

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313302268

Category: Science

Page: 286

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Discover the intriguing development of science and the scientific process while examining how it has often been hindered as well as advanced by misconceptions.

Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience

From Alien Abductions to Zone Therapy

Author: William F. Williams

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135955220

Category: Reference

Page: 444

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The Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience is the first one-volume, A-to-Z reference that identifies, defines, and explains all of the terms and ideas dealing with the somewhat murky world of the "almost sciences". Truly interdisciplinary and multicultural in scope, the Encyclopedia examines how fringe or marginal sciences have affected people throughout history, as well as how they continue to exert an influence on our lives today. This comprehensive reference brings together: superstitions and fads that are part of popular culture, such as fortune telling; healing practices once thought marginal that are now become increasingly accepted, such as homeopathy and acupuncture; frauds and hoaxes that have occurred throughout history, such as UFOs; mistaken theories first put forward as serious science, but later discarded as false, such as phrenology and racial typing, etc. More than 2000 extensively cross-referenced and illustrated entries cover prominent phenomena, major figures, events topics, places and associations.

Zone Therapy

Author: William H. Fitzgerald,Edwin F. Bowers,George S. White

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 9780787311674

Category: Psychology

Page: 318

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1917 Contents: Relieving Pain by Pressure; That Aching Head; Curing Goitre with a Probe; Finger Squeezing for Eye Troubles; Making the Deaf Hear; Painless Child Birth; Zone Therapy for Women; Relaxing Nervous Tension; Curing Lumbago with a Comb;.

Clinical Reflexology E-Book

A Guide for Integrated Practice

Author: Denise Tiran,Peter A. Mackereth

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702048445

Category: Medical

Page: 224

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Clinical Reflexology takes the practitioner on a journey of examination, critical review and debate prior to making recommendations for best practice in reflexology. The phenomenal rise in interest by health professionals in Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM), and in particular touch therapies, has led to a need for texts that relate and integrate theory and practice to health care settings. Clinical Reflexology does this, expanding and exploring concepts introduced in the first edition. Many CAM books have been written for therapists working in private practice but many of these practitioners are also now working in healthcare settings. This book allows both groups to facilitate the greater integration of clinical reflexology in clinical practice. The book is divided into two sections. The first deals with key themes, including an up-to-date review of the research evidence and appropriate methodology, safe and supported practice and integration issues. All these themes are explored and discussed utilizing the available literature, analysis of models and concepts and are related specifically to health care practice. The second section focuses on the clinical application of reflexology and how it can be best adapted to the context. The contributors are committed pioneers in their field with a track record of integrating reflexology within clinical settings. Many are teachers, coordinators of therapy services and supervisors. ABOUT THE AUTHORS Dr Peter Mackereth is the Clinical Lead for Complementary Therapies and Smoking Cessation Services at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust Manchester. He is a registered nurse, and has worked in intensive care, neurology and oncology. Peter has an MA in Medical Ethics and has completed a PhD project examining reflexology vs. relaxation training for people with Multiple Sclerosis. An author and renowned speaker, Peter has held academic post in number of universities, most recently as Reader in Integrative Health at the University of Derby. Denise Tiran, a midwife, lecturer and reflex zone therapist, is an internationally aclaimed authority on complementary therapies in pregnancy and childbirth. She is Director of Expectancy, the leading provider of professional education on the safe use of complementary therapies in maternity care, including a special pregnancy course for reflexologists. Her latest book, Reflexology for Pregnancy and Childbirth, was published in January 2010.

Breast Cancer: Scientific and Clinical Progress

Proceedings of the Biennial Conference for the International Association of Breast Cancer Research, Miami, Florida, USA — March 1–5, 1987

Author: Marvin A. Rich,Jean Carol Hager,Diana M. Lopez

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461317533

Category: Medical

Page: 389

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Effective control of breast cancer depends on three types of research accomplishment -- understanding the disease's origins and progression: successfully applying this knowledge to methods of detection, diagnosis and treatment: and finding ways to make these advances truly available to the public as effectively as possible. The significant progress that is occurring across this entire spectrum of pioneering investigation is reflected in these proceedings of the 1987 biennial conference of the International Association for Breast Cancer Research. The first section of the book focuses on oncogenes and chemical effectors that may play key roles in early cell transformation leading to breast cancer. Research discussed includes identification of specific oncogenes which appear to be involved in the disease, study of their activation and expression, examination of the biological effects of various growth factors isolated from breast cancer cell lines, and investigation of the molecular mechanisms by which estrogens promote and stimulate growth of breast cancers. The second group of chapters deals with several other complex factors and phenomena which may influence tumor formation in the breast, for example, expression of abnormalities by fibroblasts, disruption of epithelial-mesenchymal interactions, and loss of ability nili to synthesize normal basal lamina resulting in alterations in the extracellular matrix. Clarification of the processes of normal mammary gland development and differentiation is central to much of this work.

Mosby's Massage Therapy Review

Author: Sandy Fritz

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323240674

Category: Medical

Page: 552

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Written by massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, this unique review resource prepares you for all of your massage therapy exams — both routine semester exams and tests administered for licensure, such as the National Certification Exam and the MBLEx. This comprehensive review features updated content and questions based on the currently administered licensing exams. Plus, a companion Evolve website comes loaded with 8 practice exams and a variety of review activities such as labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, electronic coloring book, games, and much more! And for studying on the go, Mosby offers a new mobile app featuring 125 test questions. No other massage review on the market gives you such complete exam preparation! Full color format with 347 illustrations (showing various massage techniques as well as anatomy & physiology) presents information in a more visual, engaging way and helps you retain information better than reviewing text alone. Over 1300 practice questions in the text provide the opportunity to assess your readiness for exams. Over 40 labeling exercises are available throughout the book to help kinesthetic learners retain information. Logical text organization presents review content with illustrations and examples followed by review questions and exams to help you hone test-taking skills as you master facts, learn how to apply them, complete practice questions by topic, and then work through a realistic exam experience. Written to be versatile so it can be used to prepare for licensing exams, as well as classroom exams allows you to prepare for massage licensure exams as well as your regular course load along the way. Answer key printed in the back of the text with rationales provides you additional feedback so you can better understand why answers are correct or incorrect. Esteemed author Sandy Fritz delivers quality content that students and instructors know they can rely on. NEW! Updated content and questions based on the changes to licensing exams delivers the most up-to-date, relevant questions ensuring you’ll be fully prepared to pass the current exams. NEW! Companion website offers 8 practice exams, numerous review activities such as labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, Body Spectrum electronic coloring book, online flashcards, med term games, animations and more. NEW! Mobile app with practice test questions offers increased flexibility to study on the go and in shorter intervals.

Implantable Devices: Design, Manufacturing, and Malfunction, An Issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics,

Author: Kenneth A. Ellenbogen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323323162

Category: Medical

Page: 209

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To ensure the best outcomes, cardiologist must have a deep understanding of the design, manufacturing, and malfunctions of implantable devices. This issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology thoroughly examines implantable devices, providing the most reliable and updated information. Topics include MRI conditionally safe pacemakers, complications in lead extraction, troubleshooting malfunctioning pacemakers and ICDs.

Current Therapy in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery E-Book

Author: James C. Stanley,Frank Veith,Thomas W Wakefield

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455759627

Category: Medical

Page: 1040

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Current Therapy in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery is an ideal medical reference book to consult for information in this ever-changing field! Thoroughly revised to reflect the most recent innovations in vascular and endovascular surgery, it features more than 150 chapters on topics new to this edition, and equips residents and practitioners alike with the latest procedures and techniques in this rapidly growing area. Internationally recognized experts present expanded coverage of a wide array of topics, keeping you abreast of all of today's developments! Consult this title on your favorite device, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability. Quickly locate key information with concise, to-the-point chapters. Prepare for boards or certification exams through coverage that spans the entire spectrum of vascular surgery. Explore brand-new coverage of endovascular procedures and techniques. Learn from leaders in the field, including internationally recognized editors and numerous global experts in specialized disciplines. Access in-depth, detailed coverage of various vascular diseases, each sub-divided into discrete topics for a more focused approach. View procedures more clearly than ever before with the help of more than 800 full-color illustrations throughout.

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Epilepsy

Author: Orrin Devinsky, MD,Steven V. Pacia, MD,Steven C. Shachter, MD

Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing

ISBN: 9781934559086

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Epilepsy is a difficult illness to control; up to 35% of patients do not respond fully to traditional medical treatments. For this reason, many sufferers choose to rely on or incorporate complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) into their treatment regimens. Written for physicians, knowledgeable laypersons, and other professionals, Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Epilepsy bridges the worlds of traditional medicine and CAM to foster a broader perspective of healthcare for patients. The book respects cultural differences that may incorporate alternative medicine into a medical management program, and encourages patients to safely continue receiving necessary medical treatments. Wherever possible, scientific evidence supports the choice of treatment modalities, as well as the effectiveness of a combined traditional and CAM approach. Readers will find incisive discussions in sections on: Learning to Reduce Seizures Asian, Herbal and Homeopathic Therapies Nutritional Therapies Alternative Medical Therapies Oxygen Therapies Manipulation and Osteopathic Therapies Music, Art, and Pet Therapies From stress and epilepsy, to acupuncture, massage, craniosacral therapies, homeopathy, ketogenic diets, aromatherapy, hypnosis, and more, the book is all-inclusive and enlightening. Additional commentary by the editors provides a critical vantage point from which to interpret the data and viewpoints of the contributors, all experts in the therapies presented. This balanced, scientific approach will appeal to even those most skeptical of alternative therapies, making the book essential for every professional who seeks to provide the broadest range of effective patient care.

Advances in Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy, An Issue of Cardiac Electrophysiology Clinics - E-Book

Author: Paul Wang,Amin Al-Ahmad

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455712051

Category: Medical

Page: 189

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Implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs) are electronic devices installed in the chest to prevent sudden death caused by abnormally fast heart rhythms. Cardiac electrophysiologists are the physicians usually responsible for implanting and maintaining these devices. The technology for ICDs is rapidly evolving, and the articles in this issue will help electrophysiologists to keep up to date with the current generation of ICDs, including selection of patients who are appropriate for the device, monitoring patients after the device is implanted, and troubleshooting problems with the device.

The Trauma Therapies

Author: John Marzillier

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191662321

Category: Psychology

Page: 320

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It is well recognized that those who go through a major trauma can go on to experience psychological problems. Many seek psychological help and there is a now a range of psychotherapies specifically for those who have been through trauma. In this authoritative book John Marzillier describes and reviews the various forms of trauma therapy, examining what the therapies consist of, their research basis, their similarities and differences, and what they tell us about trauma and its effects. Designed specifically for therapists, and engagingly written, the book ranges from established therapies such as prolonged exposure, EMDR and imaginal reliving to newer developments such as mindfulness meditation, compassionate-focused therapy and energy psychology techniques. Aware that therapy is more than a collection of techniques, Marzillier discusses the nature of psychological trauma, the therapeutic relationship and what psychotherapy can offer. The domination of a quasi-medical model, notably in terms of PTSD, and of evidence-based psychotherapy has led to a misleadingly simplistic notion that effective trauma therapies are those based on exposure. This book does much to dispel this notion. For all psychotherapists and counsellors, this is a valuable book describing the many and varied trauma therapies. It shows how therapists of all persuasions can benefit from further understanding of how best to help those who have been through a major trauma.

Scientific enigmas

Author: Robert Bingham Downs

Publisher: Libraries Unltd Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Computers

Page: 153

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Discusses what is known about dinosaurs, the origin of life, Atlantis, Noah's Ark, pyramids, Stonehenge, Machu Picchu, the Bermuda Triangle, Bigfoot, astrology, dreams, ESP, and UFOs

Questions & Answers About Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Author: Assistant Professor Breast Cancer Lineberger Cancer Center University of North Carolina Chapel Hill North Carolina Carey K Anders,Carey K. Anders,Nancy U. Lin

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449609317

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Approximately10-20% of breast cancer patients are diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer. 100 Questions & Answers About Triple Negative Breast Cancer provides authoritative and practical answers to the most common questions asked by patients and their loved ones. This easy-to-read book is a comprehensive guide to the basics of triple negative breast cancer, risk factors and prevention, diagnosis, treatment, survivorship, and life after diagnosis. Written by renowned medical experts on the topic, 100 Questions & Answers About Triple Negative Breast Cancer is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this challenging type of breast cancer.

International Handbook of Behavior Modification and Therapy

Author: Alan S. Bellack,Michel Hersen,Alan E. Kazdin

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461572754

Category: Psychology

Page: 1052

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The rapid growth of behavior therapy over the past 20 years has been well doc umented. Yet the geometric expansion of the field has been so great that it deserves to be recounted. We all received our graduate training in the mid to late 1960s. Courses in behavior therapy were then a rarity. Behavioral training was based more on informal tutorials than on systematic programs of study. The behavioral literature was so circumscribed that it could be easily mastered in a few months of study. A mere half-dozen books (by Wolpe, Lazarus, Eysenck, Ullmann, and Krasner) more-or-Iess comprised the behavioral library in the mid- 1960s. Semirial works by Ayllon and Azrin, Bandura, Franks, and Kanfer in 1968 and 1969 made it only slightly more difficult to survey the field. Keeping abreast of new developments was not very difficult, as Behaviour Research and Therapy and the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis were the only regular outlets for behavioral articles until the end of the decade, when Behavior Therapy and Be havior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry first appeared. We are too young to be maudlin, but "Oh for the good old days!" One of us did a quick survey of his bookshelves and stopped counting books with behavior or behavioral in the titles when he reached 100. There were at least half again as many behavioral books without those words in the title.