visión de conjunto:Críticas This is an excellent resource that addresses how integrative nursing can work with other medical professions and the people they serve to improve the delivery of healthcare in a diverse global economy by blending the wisdom and rich diversity in traditional care with new scientific discoveries to create a new health promotion and healing model based on six key principles. (Melinda M Hansen MS MAc (Northwestern Health Sciences University)) Reseña del editor Fully updated and revised the second edition of Integrative Nursing is a complete roadmap to integrative patient care providing a guide to whole person/whole systems assessment and clinical interventions for individuals families and communities. Treatment strategies described in this version employ the full complement of evidence-informed methodologies in a tailored person-centered approach to care. This text explores concepts skills and theoretical frameworks that can be used by healthcare leaders interested in creating and implementing an integrative model of care within institutions and systems featuring exemplar nurse-led initiatives that have transformed healthcare systems. This volume covers the foundations of the field; the most effective ways to optimize wellbeing; principles of symptom management for many common disorders like sleep anxiety pain and cognitive impairment; the application of integrative nursing techniques in a variety of clinical settings and among a diverse patient population; and integrative practices around the world and how it impacts planetary health. The academic rigor of the text is balanced by practical and relevant content that can be readily implemented into practice for both established professionals as well as students enrolled in undergraduate or graduate nursing programs. Integrative medicine is defined as healing-oriented medicine that takes account of the whole person (body mind and spirit) as well as all aspects of lifestyle; it emphasizes the therapeutic relationship and makes use of appropriate therapies both conventional and alternative. Series editor Andrew Weil MD is Professor and Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona. Dr. Weil's program was the first such academic program in the U.S. and its stated goal is to combine the best ideas and practices of conventional and alternative medicine into cost effective treatments without embracing alternative practices uncritically. Biografía del autor Mary Jo Kreitzer PhD RN is the Director of the Center for Spirituality and Healing and Professor School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota Minneapolis Minnesota. Mary Koithan RN-C PhD CNS-BC is Associate Professor College of Nursing and Associate Dean for Professional and Community Engagement at the University of Arizona Tucson Arizona. Andrew Weil MD series editor is the Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine Lovell-Jones Professor of Integrative Rheumatology Clinical Professor of Medicine and Professor of Public Health at the University of Arizona Tucson Arizona.