Pat LePore, JD, MPA
LePore P.; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Ann Intern Med. 1998;129:431. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-129-5-199809010-00027
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1998;129(5):431.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine; Cohen M. 180 pages. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ Pr; 1998. $16.95. ISBN 0801856892. Order phone 800-537-5487.
Field of medicine: Alternative medicine.
Format: Softcover book.
Audience: Health care professionals interested in integrating holistic medicine into their practices; lay persons interested in alternative medicine; lawyers, judges, and regulators involved in integrating holistic medical concepts into the existing biomedical framework; and insurers and providers, particularly managed care organizations, interested in integrating alternative and complementary therapies into existing health plans.
Purpose: To provide a comprehensive review of the history of biomedicine and the relation of alternative therapies to conventional medicine and to suggest a regulatory framework within which both complementary medicine and biomedicine can be considered.
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