Propagation of the absurd: demarcation of the absurd revisited.

@article{Sampson2005PropagationOT,
  title={Propagation of the absurd: demarcation of the absurd revisited.},
  author={Wallace Sampson and Kimball Atwood},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2005},
  volume={183 11-12},
  pages={
          580-1
        }
}
The Medical Journal of Australia ISSN: 0025-729X 5/19 December 2005 183 11/12 580-581©The Medical Journal of Australia 2005www.mja.com.auComplementary medicine — Viewpointwenty years ago, the late Petr Skrabanek, physiologist atTrinity College, Dublin, noted the rising interest in sectarianmedical schemes (“complementary and alternative medi-cine”; CAM), and lamented the lack of a clear “demarcation of theAbsurd” in medicine. 

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-4 OF 4 CITATIONS

Serious Decisions

VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

CAM practitioners in the Australian health workforce: an underutilized resource

  • Sandra Grace
  • Medicine
  • BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • 2012
VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

Is Evaluating Complementary and Alternative Medicine Equivalent to Evaluating the Absurd?

VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 10 REFERENCES

Acupuncture and dryneedling for low back pain (Cochrane Review)

  • AD Furlan, MW van Tulder, DC Cherkin
  • Cochrane Database Syst Rev
  • 2005

Faith healing by prayer : review of Cha KY , Wirth DP , Lobo RA . Does prayer influence the success of in vitro fertilizationembryo transfer ?

  • BL Flamm
  • Cochrane Database Syst Rev
  • 2005

Faith healing by prayer: review

  • BL Flamm
  • Sci Rev Altern Med
  • 2002

The need for educational reform in teaching about alternative medicine

  • W. Sampson
  • Acad Med
  • 2001

Illness and health in the postmodern age

  • D. Morris
  • Adv Mind Body Med
  • 1998

Antiscience trends in the rise of the "alternative medicine" movement.

  • Wallace Sampson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1995