Index

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Acupuncture, 12, 203-207, 282, 336

Anthroposophical medicine, 228-232, 239, 240

Apothecaries, 33, 160, 198, 216, 241, 242, 375

Bayes, Rev. Thomas, 115,125

Beecher, Henry, 320, 321

Big Charma, 15, 136, 351

Big Pharma, 15, 16

British Medical Association (BMA), 22, 25, 29, 35, 36, 121, 127, 141, 143, 169, 176, 261, 346, 353; policy on homeopathy, 24

CAM/camistry, 6, 8, 10, 20, 139, 140

Camees, 12, 42, 49, 90, 114, 194, 204, 245, 282, 284, 291, 361, 366

Camists, 8, 11-15, 39, 41, 91, 244, 261, 269, 273, 280, 285-290, 296, 303, 308, 323, 369

Charlatan, 16, 30, 34, 61, 72, 78, 86, 114, 117, 137, 150, 181, 212, 249, 269, 272, 315, 323, 340, 349

Chiropractic, 10, 30 -32, 1140, 179-196, 217, 223, 228,  234, 282, 314

College of Medicine, 10, 29-31

College of Physicians, The Royal (RCP), 33, 80, 82

College of Surgeons, The Royal (RCS), 16, 63, 104, 118, 352, 357, 375

Colquhoun, David, 9, 25, 149, 197, 203, 363

COM, 17, 20, 22, 27, 84, 138-140, 222

Condimentary medicine,   310, 330

Conflation, of type I and type II effects, 27, 362

Critical thinking, 270, 288

Dawkins, Richard,  5, 18, 20, 45

Denial/denialism, 301, 302, 306, 308, 358

Dopamine, 268, 278

Evidence, 1-372

Evidence- based medicine/EBM, 117, 122, 124-128

Effects of CAM/Camistry, 27, 30, 31, 34, 137, 139

Effects, placebo,   34,44, 49, 134, 176, 205, 206, 207, 226, 228, 234, 235, 252, 273, 287, 303, 309,      313-335, 341, 353, 358, 360-372

Ernst, Edzard,   5, 18, 30, 31, 36, 212, 277, 309,

Ethics, 14, 16, 28, 32, 34, 73, 83, 143, 144, 251, 336,

Faith, 4, 27, 42, 47, 75, 79, 115, 128, 130, 133, 134, 154, 161 (and homeopathy), 173, 183, 192, 223, 241-254, 258-263, 277, 294, 302, 326, 346, 355

General Chiropractic Council/GCC   31, 32, 191, 192, 195

General Medical Council/GMC,  21, 33, 34, 114, 143,  183, 192, 263, 269, 285,  348, 353,  357, 375

Godlee, Fiona, 31, 97, 124, 348

Goldacre, Ben, 100, 110, 136, 175, 196, 305, 347, 353, 359

Harm (caused by camistry), 18, 249, 253, 366-7

Health Professions Council/HPC,   7, 25

Herbalism, 197-202

Holism, 9, 90, 91, 144, 165

Homeopathy, 28, 63, 103, 117, 150-178, 276,287, 335, 337, 370

Hypnosis, 50, 58, 176, 303-318

Integrated medicine, 8, 22, 23, 131, 138, 142,  241

Integrative medicine, 1, 30, 124, 139, 149, 207, 369

Johrei, 209,212, 213, 353

Joint replacement, 1, 281

Lewis, Andy, 169, 172, 207, 351, 360

Magic Circle, The, 16, 259, 260, 263, 271, 281, 344, 352, 375

Marshall, Michael (Good Thinking Society), 174

Mesmer, Anton, 50-58, and Hahnemann – 148

Mountebank, 272, 340

Nightingale, Florence, 21, 116, 126

Nightingale Collaboration, 17, 117, 192, 205

Osteopathy, 10, 179-183, 192, 193, 223, 282

Palmer DD and BJ, 179 (quote), 184, 195, 314

Placebo, 318-337

Placedo, 4, 12, 13, 125, 274

Person Centered Medicine, 83, 86

Politicians , 6, 7, 15, 18, 25, 121, 211, 226, 294, 296,  304, 345, 351, 358, 360, 369

Prince of Wales, HRH The,   8, 9, 11, 29, 149, 264

Quackometer, 36,177, 248, 336, 351

Quacks, 16, 30, 34, 40, 81, 86, 133, 137, 140, 181, 212, 224, 231, 242, 269, 272, 275, 297, 309, 311, 323, 338-370, 371

Quackery, 14, 24, 42, 117, 124, 190, 210, 217,  227, 228, 237, 259, 285, 315, 325, 333, 338-354, 358

Quantum, 17, 25, 39, 40, 42, 90, 114, 158, 170, 177, 281, 348, 357

Randi, James, 16, 111, 158, 227, 306

Reiki, 11, 22,  209-213, 260, 349,

Royal London Hospital/RLH/RLHIM, 22, 23

Royal Colleges – see College of Physicians/Surgeons

Science-based medicine, 56, 261, 287, 352

Scientology, 246, 243, 254,

Sex,  42, 278, 279, 323,

Singh, Simon, 30, 31, 36, 190, 191

Steiner, Rudolph, 229-232, 240, 271

Still, Andrew Taylor, 65, 179 (quote), 181-183, 189, 194, 280, 314, 369,

Thaumaturgic medicine, 198, 315, 329, 360, 371

Thomsonism, 215

Traditional Chinese Medicine/TCM, 54-57, 67, 69, 281, 258

Traditional Indian Medicine/TIM, 49

Traditional Magnetic Medicine/TMM, 59

Traditional Shamanic Medicine, 46, 48, 51, 54,

Traditional Western Medicine/TWM, 47, 55, 56, 68, 72, 83,168,

Wellness/wellbeing, 23-25

Wu, 9, 10, 109, 139, 370, 273, 282, 349-352, 364-373

Wudo, 24, 139, 148, 289, 351, 362,  364-374