For nursing courses covering alternative healing. The most complete research -based guide to complementary and alternative medicine Complementary & Integrative Therapies for Nursing Practice is today's most comprehensive overview of alternative health practices and complementary therapies from a nursing perspective. With an easy-to-follow format, the text helps nursing students assimilate thousands of years of healing knowledge and integrate complementary healing methods into Western health care practices. Students will learn specific techniques they can apply to improving the health of their patients and their own well-being. The 5th edition further emphasizes practical applications of complementary and integrative medicine, while providing new research, resources, and topics of interest supporting key concepts.