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allopathic physician

[al′ōpath′ik]
a physician who practices allopathy. Almost all practicing physicians in the United States are allopathic. Compare chiropractor, homeopathist, osteopath.
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1 na na Notes: Equivalence is indicated when the 95% confidence interval for the difference in failure rates between the allopathic physician group and each of the other two groups (ayurvedic physicians and nurses) lies within the predetermined margin of equivalence ([+ or -]5.
Direct access to chiropractic therapy, without the input of osteopathic or allopathic physicians, eliminates the important physician-patient process of medical history review, condition evaluation, and treatment plan.
When Clifford came to the Gerson hospital in Mexico in July 1996 after allopathic physicians could not help him, he had many large, open sores on his hands and feet.
Beyond the occasional multi or letter vitamin recommendation and printed "diet sheets," traditional or allopathic physicians in general have been slow to support nutritional interventions.
These patients, who had faith that the medical profession was trying to cure their cancer, or at least do ethical research, were abandoned to their disease so that the allopathic physicians could prove a point, and destroy a reputation.
Indeed, most interventions by allopathic physicians have a higher complication rate than chiropractic interventions," said Philip Lee, MD, a co-investigator of a research survey presented at the American Heart Association's 19th International Joint Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation.
Traditionally, allopathic physicians have not been strong proponents of dietary supplements, with the possible exception of vitamins and minerals.
Allopathic physicians have solid scientific evidence on which to base their therapeutic decisions only about 18% of the time.
a medical researcher and co-investigator of a research survey presented at the American Heart Association's 19th International Joint Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation concluded that "most interventions by allopathic physicians have a higher complication rate than chiropractic interventions.
In countries such as India, where there are homeopathic hospitals, and where allopathic physicians refer their challenging cases to homeopaths, it is not uncommon to see homeopathic cures of malaria, typhoid, tuberculosis, and other serious illnesses.
In contrast, "most interventions by allopathic physicians have a higher complication rate than chiropractic interventions," said Philip Lee, M.
Even when evidence about the value of CAM services is published in top-flight medical journals, allopathic physicians may not be familiar with practitioners in their own community.