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Integration into healthcare

Edited by Claudia Witt.

This section covers research related to the health professionals’ attitudes, the economic evaluation and the integration of complementary and alternative therapies into the healthcare services, as well as issues related to medical education and regulation in relation to complementary and alternative medicine.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Kampo medicines are traditional Japanese medicines produced from medicinal plants and herbs. Even though the efficacy of Kampo medicines for controlling cancer-related symptoms is being reported, their actual ...

    Authors: Satoru Iwase, Takuhiro Yamaguchi, Tempei Miyaji, Kiyoshi Terawaki, Akio Inui and Yasuhito Uezono

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:222

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  2. Content type: Research article

    There have been a few but not precise surveys of the current status of traditional Japanese Kampo education at medical schools in Japan. Our aim was to identify problems and suggest solutions for a standardize...

    Authors: Makoto Arai, Shuichi Katai, Shin-ichi Muramatsu, Takao Namiki, Toshihiko Hanawa and Shun-ichiro Izumi

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:207

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Homeopathy is widely used, and many European physicians practice homeopathy in addition to conventional medicine. Adverse effects in homeopathy are not expected by homeopaths due to the negligible quantities o...

    Authors: Trine Stub, Terje Alræk and Anita Salamonsen

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:150

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  4. Content type: Correspondence

    As complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has developed extensively, uncertainty about the appropriateness of the terms CAM and other CAM-related terms has grown both in the research and practice communi...

    Authors: Isabelle Gaboury, Karine Toupin April and Marja Verhoef

    Citation: BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:131

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