Surgery and Herbal Therapy: Essential Guidelines on Bleeding, Skin Reactions, and Wound Healing:

@inproceedings{Pribitkin2000SurgeryAH,
  title={Surgery and Herbal Therapy: Essential Guidelines on Bleeding, Skin Reactions, and Wound Healing:},
  author={Edmund deAzevedo Pribitkin and Gregory N Boger},
  year={2000}
}
Unlike other forms of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), herbal medi cine (phytomedicine) employs remedies possessing significant pharmacological activ ity and consequently potential adverse effects and drug interactions. The explosion in sales of herbal therapies has brought many products to the marketplace that do not conform to the standards of safety and efficacy that physicians and patients expect. Unfortunately, few surgeons question patients regarding their use of herbal… CONTINUE READING