Complementary therapy systems and their integrative evaluation.

@article{Kienle2011ComplementaryTS,
  title={Complementary therapy systems and their integrative evaluation.},
  author={G. S. Kienle and Hans-Ulrich Albonico and Lorenz Fischer and Martin Frei-Erb and Harald Johan Hamre and Peter Heusser and Peter F. Matthiessen and Adrian Renfer and Helmut Kiene},
  journal={Explore},
  year={2011},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={175-87}
}
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is becoming an integral part of modern medicine. Complementary and alternative medicine therapy systems include natural medicinal products, nonpharmacological treatments, and counselling on health and lifestyle issues. Complementary and alternative medicine concepts are often elaborate, transcending biophysical models and employing the principles of salutogenesis. Evaluations of CAM therapy systems need to be integrative and cover the dimensions of… CONTINUE READING