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Complementary Medicine (CAM) - Its current position and its potential for European healthcare

In March 2008 the ECH, ECPM, ICMART and IVAA published the document Complementary Medicine (CAM) - Its current position and its potential for European healthcare.

The document deals with the following subjects:

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  • definition of CAM, its upsurge, holistic approach
  • citizens’ decisions about their health, their motives for choosing CAM, their need for proper information
  • therapeutic partnership and patient empowerment
  • CAM as a safe and effective complement or alternative to conventional medicine
  • need for CAM research
  • supranational CAM policy recommendations
  • integrated medicine.

The document can be downloaded here.

 

Hard copies are available from the ECH secretariat.

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