Siddha medicine practitioners and their knowledge, attitude and practice about tuberculosis patients: an observational study in Tamil Nadu, India

  title={Siddha medicine practitioners and their knowledge, attitude and practice about tuberculosis patients: an observational study in Tamil Nadu, India},
  author={V. Gnanasoundran and Thanigaivelan Dhandayuthapani},
  journal={International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences},
Background: Siddha medicine is one of the commonest alternative medicine among AYUSH (ayurveda, yoga and naturopathy, unani, siddha, homeopathy) medicine practiced in Tamilnadu, one of the southern states of India, where it originated originally. To assess the knowledge, attitude and practice of siddha medicine practitioners towards Tuberculosis, a leading infectious disease-causing increased mortality and morbidity in the country where world’s one fifth of the diseased patients of tuberculosis… Expand

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