Paul G. Shekelle, MD, PhD; Sally C. Morton, PhD; Marika J. Suttorp, MS; Nina Buscemi, PhD; Carol Friesen, MA, MLIS
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Acknowledgments: The authors thank Dr. Terry Klassen for feedback on the manuscript, Di Valentine and Cony Rolon for their assistance, and Marilyn Josefsson for administrative support.
Grant Support: This research was performed by the Southern California Evidence-based Practice Center based at RAND, Santa Monica, California, with assistance from the University of Alberta Evidence-based Practice Center at Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, under contract with the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (contract 290-02-0003) and is based on work originally supported by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine and the Office of Dietary Supplements, both at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Shekelle was a Senior Research Associate of the Veterans Affairs Health Services Research and Development Service.
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Shekelle PG, Morton SC, Suttorp MJ, Buscemi N, Friesen C. Challenges in Systematic Reviews of Complementary and Alternative Medicine Topics. Ann Intern Med. 2005;142:1042-1047. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-142-12_Part_2-200506211-00003
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2005;142(12_Part_2):1042-1047.
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