Mosby's Handbook of Herbs and Natural Supplements, 4th Edition

Learning Objectives:
  • State a primary cause for concern of health care consumers using herbal or natural supplements.
  • Explain the best way to give pediatric patients alternative and complementary therapies.
  • Recognize classification systems for herbal safety.
  • Name the patient who should not use topical aloe.
  • Select an adverse effect of using coumadin and bilberry.
  • Determine the patient at the highest risk for experiencing adverse effects when taking beta-carotene.
  • Provide specific advice in the use of bayberry for irregular menstrual periods.