The use of complementary and alternative therapies in Western Saudi Arabia.

@article{Jan2009TheUO,
  title={The use of complementary and alternative therapies in Western Saudi Arabia.},
  author={Mohammed M. S. Jan and Mohammed S Basamh and Omar M Bahassan and Ali A Jamal-Allail},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={30 5},
  pages={682-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To examine the use of complementary and alternative therapies (CAT) in our region, particularly for children with chronic conditions, and explore contributing factors to their use. METHODS A prospective random sample of mothers visiting the out patient department of King Abdulaziz University Hospital in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia were identified from the 1st of June, 2006 to the 31st of May, 2008. A survey using a structured 50-item questionnaire was used to examine their demographics… CONTINUE READING

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