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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Bradley Leech, University of Technology Sydney, Faculty of Health, Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, 15 Broadway, Ultimo, NSW, 2007, Australia
Up to 80 percent of American cancer patients supplement their conventional treatments with complementary and integrative medicines. Physician-anthropologist Dr.
When reporting in 2010 on the Yale Research Symposium on Complementary and Integrative Medicine he wrote:
VicReN Manager, Department of General Practice, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia Visiting Fellow, Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine (ARCCIM), UTS, Ultimo, NSW 2007, Australia
Introduction: Complementary and integrative medicine practitioners face unique challenges as they need to draw upon both traditional and modern information sources to inform clinical decision-making.
Fundamentals of Complementary and Integrative Medicine: Third Edition.
The Program for Complementary and Integrative Medicine at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) has been renamed the Center for Integrative Medicine, reflecting its growth and increasing significance at the institution.
She is Associate Director--Research at Endeavour College of Natural Health and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Technology Sydney.
By and large, as I have written elsewhere, complementary and integrative medicine mainly did not show up on the national stage.
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