Factors contributing to the use of complementary and alternative medicine in rural older women with chronic pain in South Korea.

@article{Yoon2013FactorsCT,
  title={Factors contributing to the use of complementary and alternative medicine in rural older women with chronic pain in South Korea.},
  author={Saunjoo L Yoon and Jeong-Hee Kim},
  journal={Applied nursing research : ANR},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={186-91}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) use for managing pain and to investigate the factors predictive of current CAM use among rural older women in South Korea. BACKGROUND Access to medical care among older adults in rural areas is poorer than in urban areas. METHODS A cross-sectional descriptive study with a stratified sample of 139 women aged over 65 with chronic pain residing in rural areas of Jeju Island, South Korea. A… CONTINUE READING

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