Complementary/alternative medicine: engulfed by postmodernism, anti-science and regressive thinking.

@article{Ernst2009ComplementaryalternativeME,
  title={Complementary/alternative medicine: engulfed by postmodernism, anti-science and regressive thinking.},
  author={E. Ernst},
  journal={The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners},
  year={2009},
  volume={59 561},
  pages={
          298-301; discussion 301
        }
}
  • E. Ernst
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has become an important topic for public health. Its use is on the increase; in the US and Germany, for instance, about two-thirds of the general population now use CAM.1,2 Health authorities across the globe now feel the need to deal with the implications of such widespread use. More than half of all WHO member states now have a national office for CAM and 43% support an expert committee on the subject.3 This high level of attention seems justified… Expand
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