Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among Jordanian patients with chronic diseases.

@article{Wazaify2013ComplementaryAA,
  title={Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among Jordanian patients with chronic diseases.},
  author={Mayyada Wazaify and Izzat Alawwa and Nada A Yasein and Akram Al-Saleh and Fatma Ulku Afifi},
  journal={Complementary therapies in clinical practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={
          153-7
        }
}
PURPOSE This study explores the prevalence of herbal medicine use in a cohort of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), dyslipidemia and hypertension (HTN) in Jordan. METHODS The study took the form of a cross-sectional survey of patients attending the outpatient departments at The Jordan University Hospital (JUH), in Amman. The method was based on semi-structured questionnaire. RESULTS A total of 700 CKD, dyslipidemia and hypertension patients were interviewed. Of the participants, 7… CONTINUE READING
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