Use of and attitudes held towards unconventional medicine by patients in a department of internal medicine / oncology and haematology

@article{Kappauf2000UseOA,
  title={Use of and attitudes held towards unconventional medicine by patients in a department of internal medicine / oncology and haematology},
  author={Herbert W Kappauf and Dora Leykauf-Ammon and U. Bruntsch and Markus Horneber and Gerwin Kaiser and Gerd Bueschel and Walter Michael Gallmeier},
  journal={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2000},
  volume={8},
  pages={314-322}
}
 A sizeable percentage of patients receiving conventional medical treatment also use unconventional medicine (UM). Surveys indicate that the prevalence of and motivation for the pursuit of the different approaches of UM is subject to individual, geographical, cultural and disease-related factors. We were interested in the concurrent use of and attitudes towards UM in patients who underwent conventional medical treatment in our oncologically orientated department of internal medicine in a… CONTINUE READING

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