Complementary Medicine

  • (noun): The practice of medicine that combines traditional medicine with alternative medicine.

Some articles on complementary medicine, complementary, medicine:

Alternative Medical Systems - Integrative Medicine, Complementary Medicine, Fringe Medicine - History
... which revealed that in 1990 approximately 60 million Americans had used one or more complementary or alternative therapies to address health issues ... of the American Medical Association reported that 42% of Americans had used complementary and alternative therapies, up from 34% in 1990 ... However, despite the growth in patient demand for complementary medicine, most of the early alternative/complementary medical centers failed ...
Centralised Information Service For Complementary Medicine
... The Centralised Information Service for Complementary Medicine (abbreviated CISCOM) is the database of research for the Research Council for Complementary Medicine ... academics and experienced professionals of complementary and conventional medicine ... and explore the relationship between complementary and alternative medicine, and conventional medicine ...

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