The Samueli Institute, which produced a great deal of the evidence that led to the military and VA significantly engaging integrative
strategies, announced it was shutting down.
Albright continued to take such courses as Science Based Nutrition Foundational Laboratory Analysis, Integrative
Medicine at its Best, Hormonal Balancing, Neuroendocrine Immunology of Exercise, Back to School for Doctors Series from Standard Process Nutrition, and became certified in Neuro Endocrine Immunology made a dedication to the study of neurology and its relation to comprehensive care.
No doubt, the integrative
wave that began in the 1990s has had a significant impact on U.
Though anyone can hang a sign outside their door claiming to be an integrative
healthcare practitioner, there is a major guiding association, the Academic Consortium for Integrative
Medicine and Health (ACIMH), to which most major medical centers subscribe.
The Hackensack Meridian Center for Integrative
Health & Medicine couples traditional clinical medicine with healing therapies, treating the whole patient and not just their illness or disease.
This is particularly true as it relates to integrative
medicine therapies encourage lifestyle changes that can decrease GERD symptoms.
medicine encourages its users to fully engage in their own health and wellness.
Key Words: Acquisition, Instrumental and Integrative
Orientation, Motivation, Hogh and LowAchievers
Decker, APRN, ANP-BC, OCN[R], AOCN[R], nurse practitioner at Integrative
Care in Albany, NY, summarizes that integrative
medicine is simply "medical care that integrates evidence-based conventional medicine with evidence-based complementary therapies.
Mental Health Care: A Therapist's Handbook offers mental health professionals and college-level libraries catering to them an advanced primer on research and clinical practices classified as 'integrative
For a more comprehensive review of the theory and methods of integrative
medicine, readers are referred to the author's textbook, Textbook of Integrative
Mental Health Care (Thieme, 2006).
Cyndie Koopsen, RN, MBA, HN-BC, and her business partner Caroline Young, MPH, have just published Integrative
Health: A Holistic Approach for Health Professionals.
THE OPPOSABLE MIND How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative
To the Editor: The editorial entitled 'Why integrative