Complementary and Alternative Medicine Analytical Essay by The Research Group

A look at how complementary and alternative medicine are being integrated with conventional medicine.
# 72762 | 675 words | 3 sources | APA | 2004 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2004 in Medical and Health (Nursing) , Medical and Health (General)

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This paper looks at how some of the techniques and therapies used in alternative medicine are being integrated into the practice of conventional medicine. The paper explains that the combined use of alternative medicine with conventional medicine is known as Integrative Medicine.

From the Paper:

"Today people are often questioning the methods of traditional medicine but are not quite ready to abandon them in favor of alternative or complementary treatments. Some doctors and hospitals are delving into the benefits of alternative and complementary medicine, combining some of the techniques used with traditional therapies. They are creating a field called integrative medicine or complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). Integrative medicine combines the best of traditional medicine with alternative medicine to maximize benefits for the patient."

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APA Format

Complementary and Alternative Medicine (2004, December 01) Retrieved October 19, 2020, from

MLA Format

"Complementary and Alternative Medicine" 01 December 2004. Web. 19 October. 2020. <>