Clinical Aromatherapy: Essential Oils in Healthcare (3rd Ed.)
Author: Jane Buckle PhD, RN
Aromatherapy is one of the main complementary therapies to be practised by nurses and other health care professionals in hospital, hospice and community settings.
Expert peer-reviewed information spans the entire book.
All chapters have been written by a PhD nurse with post-doctoral training in research and then peer reviewed by named experts in their field. Introduction to the principles and practice of aromatherapy covers contraindications, toxicity, safe applications, and more.
Coverage of aromatherapy in psychiatric nursing provides important information on depression, psychosis, bipolar, compulsive addictive, addiction and withdrawal.
In-depth clinical section deals with the management of common problems, such as infection and pain, that may frequently be encountered on the job.
Evidence-based content draws from thousands of references.