The Best Print and Electronic ResourcesBy Gregory A. Crawford
Homeopathy, naturopathy, chiropractic and herbal medicine, massage, yoga, acupuncture, meditation, and more...complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is now the fastest-growing sector of American health care. Librarians must be prepared to answer questions about CAM and to include authoritative, readable sources of information about it in their collections. Here's a comprehensive introduction to the major types of CAM, from Ayurveda to spiritual healing, and an up-to-date guide to 605 books, 162 websites, and 226 periodicals covering these areas.
"Though it is difficult to define the scope of complementary and alternative medicine, author Gregory A. Crawford succeeds in doing so in The Medical Library Association Guide to Finding Out About Complementary and Alternative Medicine. He is able to achieve this by drawing on his unique background as a librarian...and practitioner of CAM...This book is recommended for any library with interest in CAM topics..."