Complementary and alternative medicine in children with asthma.

  title={Complementary and alternative medicine in children with asthma.},
  author={F. Bahar Orhan and Bulent E Sekerel and Can Naci Kocabas and Cansin Sackesen and Gonul Adalioglu and A. Nihal Tuncer},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  volume={90 6},
BACKGROUND The popularity of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), particularly for chronic conditions such as asthma, is growing rapidly, but little is known about its use in asthmatic children. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the extent, characteristics, and possible predictors of CAM use in a group of Turkish children with asthma. METHODS The parents of asthmatic children were invited to participate in a questionnaire-based survey of 13 worldwide and 5 local methods of CAM. Current asthma… CONTINUE READING


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