Use of complementary and alternative medicine among adults with skin disease: updated results from a national survey.

@article{Fuhrmann2010UseOC,
  title={Use of complementary and alternative medicine among adults with skin disease: updated results from a national survey.},
  author={Tracy Lynn Fuhrmann and Nana Smith and Francisco A Tausk},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={63 6},
  pages={1000-5}
}
BACKGROUND In the United States, complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is used for a variety of diseases, including those of the skin. An estimate of the prevalence of CAM use among adults with skin disease using the alternative health supplement of the 2002 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) has been published. OBJECTIVE We sought to analyze the 2007 NHIS data to update the prevalence of CAM use among adults with skin disease in the United States. METHODS We conducted a cross… CONTINUE READING