Values in complementary and alternative medicine

  title={Values in complementary and alternative medicine},
  author={S. Tyreman},
  journal={Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy},
  • S. Tyreman
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy
  • In recent years so-called Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) practices have made significant political and professional advances particularly in the United Kingdom (UK): osteopathy and chiropractic were granted statutory self-regulation in the 1990s effectively giving them more professional autonomy and independence than health care professions supplementary to medicine; the practice of acupuncture is widespread within the National Health Service (NHS) for pain control; and… CONTINUE READING
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