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Herbal Medicines in Pregnancy and Lactation - An Evidence-Based Approach

(E. Mills, JJ. Dugoua, D. Perri, G. Koren, eds). Taylor & Francis, 2006

Edward Mills Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto, Canada
Jean-Jacques Dugoua Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Toronto, Canada
Dan Perri University of Toronto, Canada
Gideon Koren University of Toronto, Canada

Taylor & Francis
January 2006 / ISBN: 0415373921 / 360 pp.

Herbal Medicines in Pregnancy and Lactation focuses entirely on the therapeutics, safety and risk information of herbs and supplements used during pregnancy and lactation for obstetricians, maternal-fetal medicine specialists, and primary care physicians.

Organized like standard works on the safety profiles of drugs, this important text
  • includes section categories such as benefit profile and traditional uses, pharmacology and toxicology, interactions, and adverse events
  • was researched using a systematic review method, enabling the busy physician to view quickly and easily the grade of evidence supporting the information provided
  • covers area of patient concern where few information resources exist
  • stresses evidence-based research, particularly important in this field

Contents Include:
  • Introduction - Why is This Book Needed, and How to Use It?
  • Plant Constituents - What Are the Terms That May Be Found in the Book?
  • Definitions in Pregnancy and Lactation
  • Evidence Grades
  • Botanical Medicines
  • Vitamins
  • Supplements

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