What's the point of rigorous research on complementary/alternative medicine?

Ernst, E.
April 2002
Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Apr2002, Vol. 95 Issue 4, p211
Academic Journal
The article addresses eight common arguments against the application of the principles of science to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). The eight arguments include "If it helps my patients, I don't need science to tell me that it works," "The nature of my therapy is such that it defies the clinical trial" and "Science destroys the very nature of CAM, so its application must be opposed."


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