The Importance of Evidence for the Integration of Traditional and Complementary Medicine into Western Healthcare

@article{Robinson2016TheIO,
  title={The Importance of Evidence for the Integration of Traditional and Complementary Medicine into Western Healthcare},
  author={N. Robinson},
  journal={Traditional Chinese Medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={2},
  pages={74-79}
}
  • N. Robinson
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Policy makers should consider improving access to treatments normally considered outside of healthcare in the west, particularly given the recent WHO strategy. However, research on integrating traditional and complementary medicines (T&CM) into conventional health care is lacking. T&CM approaches, may provide a cost effective option given the increase in chronic diseases. Evidence of effectiveness of T&CM is key if such approaches are to be offered as part of integrative patient care, in most… CONTINUE READING

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