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Traditional, indigenous, and unorthodox medical systems are examined, including traditional medicine and psychiatry in Africa; humoral therapy and spiritism in Latin America; the practice of ayurveda in southeast Asia and unani tibb in India and Pakistan; traditional Chinese medicine including acupuncture; homeopathy; traditional midwifery and fertility regulation; and herbal medicine. The organizational and legal aspects of traditional medicine are also discussed, with special reference to primary health care.
Traditional Medicine and Health Care Coverage.. Ann Intern Med. 1984;100:775. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-100-5-775_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1984;100(5):775.
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