Designations of Medicines

  title={Designations of Medicines},
  author={Nigel Wiseman},
  journal={Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  pages={327 - 329}
  • Nigel Wiseman
  • Published 2004 in
    Evidence-based complementary and alternative…
modern health care systems, we are in some cases faced with the problem of what to call them. One has only to consider the terms 'complementary' and 'alternative', which appear in the title of this journal, to gain a sense of the problem. The two terms are virtually synonymous in their referents. Nevertheless, they differ markedly in their connotations, since they imply different roles in their relationship with the medicine that has come to dominate health care over the planet. What is more… CONTINUE READING
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