'Primum non nocere'. Are we really keeping our patients safe? Interprofessional communication between CAM and medical practitioners

@inproceedings{Pierantozzi2013PrimumNN,
  title={'Primum non nocere'. Are we really keeping our patients safe? Interprofessional communication between CAM and medical practitioners},
  author={Anita M. Pierantozzi},
  year={2013}
}
'Teamwork and communication failures are the leading cause of patient safety incidents in health care' (Canadian Patient Safety Institute 2011) Use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in Australia is considerable (MacLennan 2006, McCabe 2005, Xue 2007), with more than two-thirds of the adult population using at least one form of CAM, and 44% reporting visiting a CAM practitioner in the previous 12 months (Xue 2007). The growth of CAM has raised many issues within the literature, the… CONTINUE READING

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