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We have a new generation of doctors and patients who are open about complementary medicine," she said.
1] National Institute of Complementary Medicine, University of Western Sydney [2] Corresponding Author: Professor Alan Bensoussan, National Institute of Complementary Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Locked Bag 1797 Penrith NSW 2751, +61 2 4620 3705 Email: a.
Vincent Hospital's Center for Complementary Medicine and Pain Management, and Community Hospitals' Center for Integrative Medicine.
Surveys indicate that forms of alternative medicine are increasingly widely used by patients; the NIH's National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (along with the National Cancer Institute) is conducting research on a variety of alternative therapies; and medical schools are beginning to incorporate complementary medicine in their curricula.
The Prince said he was encouraged by recent research showing that more and more people were using complementary medicines alongside conventional healthcare.
Finally, there is the Annual Symposium on Complementary Health Care, which is now the longest-running regular scientific meeting in complementary medicine.
If your present doctor doesn't know, a pharmacist or a doctor of complementary medicine may.
On the other hand, while disease duration and severity were not significant predictors of complementary medicine use in a multivariate analysis, unadjusted models showed that a longer duration and a greater number of swollen and tender joints, as well as patient- and physician-assessed disease severity, were all associated with decreased use of complementary medicine.
In 30 cases, the issues were "probably or definitely" related to complementary medicine, and 17 patients were regarded as being harmed by a failure to use conventional medicine.
An important feature of A Guide to Evidence-based Integrative and Complementary Medicine is its conveniently organized presentation of non-pharmacological treatments for thirty-four categories of common presentation, all supported by current scientific evidence for therapies proven by current research, particularly Cochrane reviews, systematic reviews, randomised control trials, published cohort studies and case studies.
Maryam Al-Jalahma also participated in the meeting of the roundtable, with the participation of the members of GCC Executive Authority, who discussed the importance of the Complementary Medicine for the future uses.
The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine 17(10):967-972.

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