The role of complementary medicine in European and Asian patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

@article{Moody1998TheRO,
  title={The role of complementary medicine in European and Asian patients with inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={G. A. Moody and Jayne A Eaden and Preeta Bhakta and Kenneth J Sher and John Francis Mayberry},
  journal={Public health},
  year={1998},
  volume={112 4},
  pages={269-71}
}
Three hundred and eighty-two patients with known inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) (190 European and 192 Asians) and 190 with coeliac disease were sent a previously validated questionnaire to investigate patients' use of alternative medicine and their views on its effectiveness. Details sought included whether they have ever consulted an alternative practitioner, whether they had followed a course of treatment and its clinical effects. Information about where patients had heard about such… CONTINUE READING