The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Among Refugees: A Systematic Review

@article{Macduff2010TheUO,
  title={The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Among Refugees: A Systematic Review},
  author={Sabrina Macduff and Michael A. Grodin and Paula M. Gardiner},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health},
  year={2010},
  volume={13},
  pages={585-599}
}
Little is known about the use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) among refugees, despite the common practice of CAM in many non-Western countries. We performed a systematic review of peer-reviewed literature using nine electronic databases. We included articles pertaining to refugees and CAM (whole medical systems, mind body medicine, herbal remedies, manipulative therapies, energy medicine). Qualitative and quantitative data were compiled and analyzed through descriptive… CONTINUE READING
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