Complementary therapies for the treatment of HIV: in search of the evidence

  title={Complementary therapies for the treatment of HIV: in search of the evidence},
  author={E. Mills and P. Wu and E. Ernst},
  journal={International Journal of STD & AIDS},
  pages={395 - 403}
  • E. Mills, P. Wu, E. Ernst
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of STD & AIDS
  • The use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is widespread. Yet, little is known about the evidence supporting its use in HIV/AIDS. We conducted a systematic review of randomized clinical trials assessing the effectiveness of complementary therapies for HIV and HIV-related symptoms. Comprehensive literature searches were performed of seven electronic databases. Data were abstracted independently by two reviewers. Thirty trials met our predefined inclusion/exclusion criteria: 18… CONTINUE READING
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