The attitude against immunisation within some branches of complementary medicine

@article{Ernst1997TheAA,
  title={The attitude against immunisation within some branches of complementary medicine},
  author={E. Ernst},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={1997},
  volume={156},
  pages={513-515}
}
  • E. Ernst
  • Published 1997
  • Medicine
  • European Journal of Pediatrics
Complementary medicine (CM) has been de®ned as ``CM is diagnosis, treatment and/or prevention which complements mainstream medicine by contributing to a common whole, by satisfying a demand not met by orthodoxy or by diversifying the conceptual frameworks of medicine'' [12]. At present CM is highly popular. Between 33% (USA) and 50% (Australia) of the general population use some type of CM [5, 20]. This level of popularity might be amazing for many physicians, considering the lack of knowledge… Expand
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