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Surgery And Its Alternatives: How to Make the Right Choices for Your Health Sandra McLanahan

Surgery And Its Alternatives: How to Make the Right Choices for Your Health

Sandra McLanahan

Published April 1st 2003
ISBN : 9781575667393
Paperback
814 pages
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Surgery and its Alternatives is the first book of its kind, a ground-breaking work offering a comprehensive discussion of both surgical and alternative approaches to a wide range of medical issues.Dr. David McLanahan covers those aspects ofMoreSurgery and its Alternatives is the first book of its kind, a ground-breaking work offering a comprehensive discussion of both surgical and alternative approaches to a wide range of medical issues.Dr. David McLanahan covers those aspects of traditional surgery that many surgeons dont, including pre-operative tests, the advantages and disadvantages of various types of anesthesia, precise and accessible descriptions of more than 200 operations, and new surgical options, including minimally invasive proceduresDr. Sandra McLanahan helps readers make informed decisions on when and how to use alterative and complementary medicine, either as a substitute for or in conjunction with surgery- preparing physically and mentally for surgery when its deemed necessary- using nutrition, acupuncture, vitamins and stress management techniques to ease post-operative discomfort and speed recovery- and the lifestyle changes to avoid the unneeded dangers and side effects of a non-emergency operation