Use of herbal medicine by elderly Hispanic and non-Hispanic white patients.

@article{Zeilmann2003UseOH,
  title={Use of herbal medicine by elderly Hispanic and non-Hispanic white patients.},
  author={Carla A Zeilmann and Ernest J. Dole and Betty J. Skipper and Melvina L. McCabe and Tieraona Low Dog and Robert L. Rhyne},
  journal={Pharmacotherapy},
  year={2003},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={
          526-32
        }
}
STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine the types and prevalence of herbal medicines used by Hispanic and non-Hispanic white individuals aged 65 years and older. Secondary objectives were to compare herbal medicine use according to ethnicity, sex, age, socioeconomic status, and education level, and to determine patients' beliefs about herbal medicines. Use of nonphysician health care providers such as acupuncturists and chiropractors also was assessed. METHODS Data for a cross-sectional, interviewer… CONTINUE READING

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