Exclusive use of alternative medicine as a positive choice: a qualitative study of treatment assumptions among people with multiple sclerosis in denmark.

@article{Skovgaard2014ExclusiveUO,
  title={Exclusive use of alternative medicine as a positive choice: a qualitative study of treatment assumptions among people with multiple sclerosis in denmark.},
  author={Lasse E Skovgaard and Inge Kryger Pedersen and Marja J. Verhoef},
  journal={International journal of MS care},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={124-31}
}
BACKGROUND A survey of members of the Danish MS Society revealed that a minority of MS patients choose to forgo all types of conventional treatment and use complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) exclusively. A qualitative follow-up study was performed to elucidate the choice of exclusive CAM use by exploring treatment assumptions among a group of exclusive CAM users. METHODS The study was based on a phenomenological approach. Semistructured in-depth qualitative interviews were conducted… CONTINUE READING
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