Unethical Prescriptions: Alternative Therapies for Children With Cerebral Palsy

@article{Weisleder2010UnethicalPA,
  title={Unethical Prescriptions: Alternative Therapies for Children With Cerebral Palsy},
  author={Pedro Weisleder},
  journal={Clinical Pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={49},
  pages={11 - 7}
}
The US National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) defines CAM as “a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products that are not presently considered to be part of conventional medicine.” The problem with said therapies is that, for the most part, their effectiveness is questionable and their side effect profile is essentially unknown. Furthermore, as stated by Rosenbaum, many CAM treatments are based on “at best, anecdotal evidence and at times… CONTINUE READING
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