complementary and integrative medicine

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com·ple·men·ta·ry and in·teg·ra·tive med·i·cine

(CIM) (komplĕ-men-tăr-ĕ inte-grātiv medi-sĭn)
An approach to health care using both allopathic and alternative approaches to maximize benefit to the patient.
See also: alternative medicine, complementary medicine
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About University of Miami School of Medicine Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine
The mission of the Center is to be an international education and research center for complementary and integrative medicine creating health solutions for the mind and body.
Section 2 places complementary and integrative medicine in its social and cultural framework by looking at various models and themes that are central to different modalities.
This book was written for medical physicians to broaden their understanding of complementary and integrative medicine.
Health Alliance Plan (HAP) has awarded $878,000 to the Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine for an innovative chronic low back pain study.
An influential advocate, clinician, and researcher in the field of integrative pediatrics, which combines the best of conventional and complementary approaches to the health care of children, Kemper founded and chairs the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Complementary and Integrative Medicine.
The privately-held company specializes in providing high-quality information on complementary and integrative medicine to retailers in the grocery and pharmacy industries, as well as to doctors, pharmacists and healthcare professionals.
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