Tag: CAM

Hospitals Add Alternative Medicine

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments | 12 views
Hospitals Add Alternative Medicine

.More than one in four U.S. hospitals now offer alternative and complementary therapies, such as acupuncture, homeopathy, and massage therapy.Hospitals Add Alternative Medicine

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Americans Spend $34 Billion on Alternative Medicine

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments | 20 views
Americans Spend $34 Billion on Alternative Medicine

.Americans spent $34 billion on complementary and alternative medicines in a single year, a newly released report shows.Americans Spend $34 Billion on Alternative Medicine

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Models of provision of acupuncture in primary care

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments | 211 views
Models of provision of acupuncture in primary care

In order to facilitate the potential integration of acupuncture, and other CAM services, into the NHS, a greater understanding is required of possible models of provision. The Foundation for Integrated Medicine (1997),

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Integration into the NHS

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments | 478 views
Integration into the NHS

Over the last decade or so there have been major organisational and structural changes within primary care in the NHS. The late 1980s brought the introduction of fundholding (1989),

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Cost-effectiveness Of acupuncture

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments | 207 views
Cost-effectiveness Of acupuncture

Cost-effectiveness will be an important issue for the potential future integration of acupuncture into the NHS. Very little is known about this issue (van Haselen, 1999), and there are few robust studies which have tackled it.

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Funding of the acupuncture

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments | 403 views
Funding of the acupuncture

The provision of acupuncture treatment has flourished despite lack of widespread knowledge of its efficacy, lack of comprehensive guidelines for either GPs or patients, and without national regulatory

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National occupational standards in CAM

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments | 365 views
National occupational standards in CAM

In the UK, an independent national training organisation, Healthwork UK, is assessing training needs for some professions within the health care sector.

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BMA and CAM acupuncture courses

| February 8, 2010 | 0 Comments | 749 views
BMA and CAM acupuncture courses

A BMA survey of CAM bodies (1993) reflected that there was a considerable range of standards, aspirations, and levels of training for practitioners of CAM therapies. At one end of the spectrum,

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