Journal of Education and
Research in Nursing
Review - Diğer

Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Nursing


Koç Üniversitesi Hemşirelik Yüksek Okulu, İstanbul

Journal of Education and Research in Nursing 2007; 4: 2-3
Read: 720 Downloads: 340 Published: 01 March 2007

The diversity of practices included under the name of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) range from highly focused therapies such as reflexology to whole systems such as traditional Chinese medicine. Some 42% of people in Australia, the US and Britain Australians use CAM. It is imperative for all health care professionals to become familiar with the range of CAM options and the roles they play. This article aims to introduce to the reader development and using of CAM, and importance of CAM in nursing and medicine education in Turkey.

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