Demographics, training, and practice patterns of practitioners of folk medicine in Taiwan: a survey of the Taipei metropolitan area.

@article{Tsai2008DemographicsTA,
  title={Demographics, training, and practice patterns of practitioners of folk medicine in Taiwan: a survey of the Taipei metropolitan area.},
  author={Pei-Shan Tsai and Pi-Hsia Lee and Mei-Yeh Wang},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={14 10},
  pages={1243-8}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate the demographics, training, and practice patterns of folk medicine practitioners, their opinions toward statutory regulation of folk medicine, and the formal education and credentialing for folk medicine providers in the metropolitan Taipei area. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey design was used. SUBJECTS Included in the survey were 200 folk medicine practitioners in Taipei city and 200 folk medicine practitioners in Taipei county… CONTINUE READING

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