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Alternative Medicine

Known as: Medicine, Alternative, Alternative Therapy, CAM 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2002
Review
2002
  • T. Kaptchuk
  • Annals of Internal Medicine
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 207535762
Efficacious therapy, in one biomedical definition, is therapy that has positive effects greater than those of an… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to measure trends in the prevalence and cost of alternative medicines and alternative… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE Oncologists are aware that their patients use complementary/alternative medicine (CAM). As cancer incidence rates and… Expand
Review
2000
Review
2000
  • E. Ernst
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
  • 2000
  • Corpus ID: 11700416
Reported are the results of a systematic review of the prevalence of use of complementary/alternative medicine. Computerized… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND We analyzed the use of alternative medicine by women who had received standard therapy for early-stage breast cancer… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
CONTEXT A prior national survey documented the high prevalence and costs of alternative medicine use in the United States in 1990… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
CONTEXT Research both in the United States and abroad suggests that significant numbers of people are involved with various forms… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Complementary/alternative cancer treatments are believed to be prevalent. However, reliable prevalence rates do not exist. The… Expand
Review
1998
Review
1998
CONTEXT With the public's increasing use of complementary and alternative medicine, medical schools must consider the challenge… Expand
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Review
1996
Review
1996
BACKGROUND To determine the prevalence and cost of alternative medicines and alternative practitioner use in an Australian… Expand