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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Desai, Patricia
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Community Health and Psychiatry
Article Title
Alternative medicine: Old ideas with new interests?
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
1998
Volume ID
47
Issue ID
Suppl 4
Page(s)
34-36
Language
eng
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
The use of complementary or alternative medicine has greatly increased in Developed countries during the last few years. In such countries, laws have been passed and regulations made to protect both the public and the practitioners. There are a growing number of research units in universities, journals, and associations of practitioners of complementary medicine. In Jamaica, too, there is increasing recognition, if not acceptance, of the popular interest in complementary medicine. In preparation for the next century we will need to address some of the legal, educational and scientific issues raised.....
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