Academic Papers on Alternative Medicine

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Circadian Rhythms

  • 6 page paper

This 6 page paper examines Circadian Rhythms what they are, how they work and their biology along with some of the medical and non medical myths that surround this little known subject. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

A 7 page review of the research conducted by Sherwood, Given, Given, et. al. published in a 2005 edition of "Oncology Nursing Forum". Bibliography lists 4 sources.

EECP Business Plan

  • 10 page paper

A 10 page paper providing a business case for adding Enhanced External Counter Pulsation (EECP) technology to the services offered by the hospital to treat coronary artery disease, specifically angina pectoris and congestive heart failure. The income that the hospital can expect from offering this service is much less than that associated with invasive ...

This 5 page paper looks at religious views of modern medicine, euthanasia and circumcision along with the clinical medical model. The Jewish religion along with The General Assembly Church of the First Born are discussed in respect to health care. Prayer is looked at as an alternative to medical care. Bibliography lists 7 sources. ...

This 5 page paper examines the history of medicine during the nineteenth century. Holistic medicine, the advent of vaccines, and new inventions are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Homeopathy

  • 6 page paper

Paper is 6 pages in length. Writer provides a brief, definitive history of homeopathy and analyzes its potential effectiveness as a treatment. Homeopathy is defined as a highly systematic method of powerfully stimulating the body's own healing processes in order to cure illness. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 9 page research paper on the controversial methods used in traditional and non-traditional treatment methods. The paper presents both sides, and well as a brief description of the history of homeopathy. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 15 page research paper on homeopathic remedies. The writer details the history of homeopathy, is concepts and rules, the nature of the remedies and how to use them, and the application of the remedies to particular age groups.

A 15 page research paper on iridology, what it is and how it works. The writer details the history of iridology, the methods used for diagnosis, the meaning of structures in the iris, and how it is currently accepted in the medical world. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

An 8 page paper that discusses EEG neurofeedback in terms of cognition. The EEG spectrum provides the information needed for a person to train the brain to learn something new. This essay explains and discusses: the EEG spectrum, the history of EEG neurofeedback, research that has shown significant improvement in cognitive functioning, and the process ...

A 5 page overview of the current state of prosthetics new innovations in biofeedback which give the patient more control over the device. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

A 5 page research paper that examines the ramification that holistic nursing practice and theory is having on the profession. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 16 page paper provides an overview of the Batista Procedure, the use of the partial left ventriculectomy. This paper integrates a view of the procedure as an alternative to heart replacement or transplant surgery. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 4 page contention that while medicine is evolving to be more humanistic, physicians seem intent on maintaining a solely empirical approach to healing. The author suggests that traditional cultures and women most often prefer the humanistic approach. Age, however, is a variable factor in determining an individual's perception of the ideal role ...

This 5-page paper discusses complementary and alternative medicine therapies and their use among women. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 3 page review of the 2004 article by author Michael O’Donnell. O’Donnell summarizes what is known about the value of self-healing behavior and emphasizes that additional research is needed in regard to its impact on acute and chronic disease. No additional sources are listed.

A 7 page paper answering 4 questions about the current health care infrastructure; how managed care came to increase costs rather than reduce them; what alternative measures might be used to effect change; and what obstacles such measures might encounter. Answers to these questions focus on the medical community’s long-standing rejection of any alternative ...

This 5 page report discusses an article published in the February 25, 2002, issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine (published by the American Medical Association) in which the authors outline their many concerns regarding the immense problems faced at all levels of the health care delivery system and the ways in which integrative medicine can serve to ...

This is a 7 page paper discussing cost effective measures in mental health treatment. The Surgeon General in the United States has issued a report which estimates that “one out of every five Americans suffers from some form of mental disorder with direct and indirect costs to society totaling nearly $200 billion a year”. In ...

This 6 page report discusses the ways that attitudes have changed regarding perceptions of disease, health, and wellness. At one time, virtually all disease was seen as something shameful and related to some type of lack of character or strength in an individual. Those beliefs than evolved into an unwavering faith in modern medicine and the assumption that anything a ...

This 4 page paper provides information about the benefits of garlic. Its positive effect on blood pressure and cholesterol is highlighted.

A 5 page overview of the pharmacological manner in which roses have been use throughout the history of mankind. While many are skeptical, roses have a value beyond their beauty. This value lies in their ability to heal and calm. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

A 15 page research paper that describes multiple aspects, including history, definitions and steps involved, of evidence based practice (EBP) and how it relates to chiropractic medicine. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

Garlic

  • 8 page paper

An 8 page paper which examines the history and uses of garlic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 10 page paper that offers a comprehensive overview of massage therapy beginning with an introduction and short history of this alternative treatment approach. Different massage techniques as well as models are described. Research studies, including data, are included that illustrate the benefits of massage. Also, the report of one patient who was ...

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