Use of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with liver disease

  title={Use of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with liver disease},
  author={Doris B. Strader and Bruce R. Bacon and Karen L. Lindsay and Douglas R La Brecque and Timothy R. Morgan and Elizabeth C. Wright and Jeff Allen and Mohan Khokar and Jay H. Hoofnagle and Leonard B. Seeff},
  journal={American Journal of Gastroenterology},
OBJECTIVES:Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is used by 42% of the U.S. population. Its use among patients with chronic liver disease has not been well defined. Toward that end, we surveyed patients in six geographically diverse liver disease clinics in the United States for use of CAM.METHODS:Patients attending six liver disease clinics were polled via a common questionnaire regarding their use of CAM. Demographic information was obtained to identify predictors of CAM use… 

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