"Complementary Therapies for the Contemporary Healthcare" ed. by Marcelo Saad and Roberta de Medeiros
Publisher: InTeOp | 2012 | ISBN-13: 9789535108016 | 243 pages | PDF | 5,37 MB
The concepts of health, illness and healing have evolved over the centuries. But it was always a concern of humanity to eliminate suffering and prevent death. The resources used for these purposes were evolving as knowledge about the nature of the diseases improved. Modern medicine achieved amazing progresses but, in recent years, many patients have expressed their dissatisfaction with the conventional healthcare because of its increasingly technical approach, morbidity by the side effects of treatment and the absence of cure for certain diseases.