Patterns of Using Complementary and Alternative Medicine by Stroke Patients at Two University Hospitals in Korea

@inproceedings{Shin2008PatternsOU,
  title={Patterns of Using Complementary and Alternative Medicine by Stroke Patients at Two University Hospitals in Korea},
  author={Yong-Il Shin and Chung-Yong Yang and M. Joo and Sam-Gyu Lee and Jae Hyung Kim and Myeong Soo Lee},
  booktitle={Evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine : eCAM},
  year={2008}
}
This study measured the prevalence of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among Korean stroke patients. Questionnaire-based 20-min interviews were conducted at the hospitals by a trained nurse after an outpatient visit. It included questions on demographic information, clinical information and the utilization of CAM. Of 304 stroke-patient respondents, 164 (54%) had used CAM, of which 66% had started taking CAM products following suggestions from family members and other relatives… CONTINUE READING

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