Complementary Therapies in Neurology: An Evidence-Based by Barry Oken

By Barry Oken

Drawing upon the data of specialist members, this e-book presents an creation to what CAM cures are and the way a neurologist could use them. Divided into sections, it experiences the various types of treatments encompassed via the phrases 'alternative' and 'complementary' and offers readers an outline of generic cures that experience a few medical foundation for his or her use. the second one part is an evidence-based evaluate of the scientific functions of those treatments geared up by means of neurological ailment. Written by means of physicians for physicians, this ebook is the 1st selection for info on replacement and complementary cures in scientific neurology.

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For extracts containing known active markers, they suggest that the concept of ‘essential similarity’ with respect to the levels of these substances can be applied. However, if the active components are not known, then data on selected chemical substances within an extract may not be sufficient to prove bioequivalence in terms of therapeutic effect, although the information may be useful to ensure repeatability of the production process. The authors suggest that equivalence should be shown in a range of aspects including pharmaceutical equivalence (chemical standardization), biopharmaceutical equivalence (in vitro dissolution rate) and comparable biological effects (in vitro, animal or clinical studies).

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