Because of our beliefs, we brush our teeth or don't bother; we eat certain foods and avoid others; we worship one deity or another or none at all, and we rely on scientific medicine
or homeopathy to cure our ills.
She further announced the creation of a Tunisian network gathering five frontline national scientific medicine
associations with the aim to bring all family doctors together and to train them.
The article focuses on the second area of research, specifically on how our interlocutors addressed the issue of possible interactions between health knowledge present in those two contexts of care, thus leading the reflection to a broader and less specific field of inquiry, the one of the modalities of relationship between the lore and knowledge of African matrix and the lore and knowledge of western scientific medicine
No one, and certainly no one in "evidence-based" scientific medicine
The Foundation had started its activities in public health care in the south of the United States but, encouraged by the results and convinced of the superiority of its methods, decided to promote public sanitation and health care as well as the knowledge of scientific medicine
on a global scale.
They need to be comfortable giving a 3- to 5-minute summary of why vaccines should be given on schedule and to consider how best to practice good scientific medicine
Moreover, we have come to believe that most diseases, including previously hopeless conditions, can be prevented, cured, ameliorated, or controlled by scientific medicine
, and that even those patients unlikely to benefit have a right to medical care.
It supports an indigenous form of homeopathic medicine over scientific medicine
And, Diego Rivera's mural, The History of Medicine in Mexico (plate 397), powerfully displays the contemporary rift between scientific medicine
and traditional approaches to healing.
At a time when scientific medicine
is literally losing the war against quackery at every level, one finds that even academic medical faculties remain apathetic, and what was quackery or pseudoscience is now merely considered 'unconventional' or 'complementary'.
In the end a miracle is only declared when the doctors are prepared to admit their own ignorance as to how a person recovered, when the best scientific medicine
But as the authors note, in scientific medicine
there is no such thing as "best evidence"; there is only information, and information is not the same as knowledge or wisdom.