Holistic Medicine Is Military's New Marching Order

Goldman, Erik
September 2012
Holistic Primary Care;Fall2012, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p2
The article discusses the commitment made by the armed forces and the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) of integrating holistic medicine into military medicine for improving the health of active duty personnel and returning veterans. Activities such as yoga, acupuncture and stress management are employed instead of standard pain care techniques. VA focuses on person-centered health care rather than problem based disease care and states the need of holistic approach beyond army forces.


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