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BACKGROUND An increasing number of clinics offer complementary or integrative medicine services; however, clear guidance about how complementary medicine could be successfully and efficiently integrated into conventional health care settings is still lacking. Combining conventional and complementary medicine into integrative medicine can be regarded as a(More)
Quite a number of nonconventional forms of healing originated in eighteenth-and nineteenth-century Germany (e.g., mesmerism, homoeopathy, hydropathy, anthroposophical medicine). This historical fact provides more than just an excuse for pursuing the historiography of nonconventional medical practices in German-speaking countries. It provides, too, a useful(More)
the mental climate of each stage and enjoy or reflect upon the richness of thought that Valencia contributed to eighteenth-century Europe in a search for progress which was realized in subsequent decades, through the recycling of the ideas of the classical world. The work takes us on a tour which starts with the social gatherings of the Conde de Alcudia and(More)
physicians to hone their clinical skills. However, German doctors seemingly felt that hospital training was a worthless preparation for private practice, since the individuality of the sick vanished in the wards and the hapless inmates were reduced to their diseases. This development stood in sharp contrast to conditions in France and readers might have(More)
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