Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A survey in Turkish Gastroenterology Patients

@article{Kav2009UseOC,
  title={Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine: A survey in Turkish Gastroenterology Patients},
  author={Taylan Kav},
  journal={BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={41 - 41}
}
BACKGROUND The study examined complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) usage by patients attending a Turkish gastroenterology outpatient clinic. METHODS The survey was conducted on 216 patients presenting with gastrointestinal problems during their first visit to the clinic using a 31 item, self-report questionnaire between May and October 2005. Data included information on patient demographics and their gastrointestinal symptoms, as well as items to identify CAM use and patient… CONTINUE READING