Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Its Relationship to Western Medicine

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CAM is an acronym combining two terms, “complementary medicine” and “alternative medicine,” both of which are recent. The definitions of CAM point out the diversity of phenomena behind the concept and list therapies currently belonging to the CAM field. A universal definition that would provide a demarcation line between CAM and the dominant system does not exist, and CAM is best understood as a residual category, defined by its exclusion from “official” or “medical school” medicine. Some CAM treatments are fundamentally incompatible with science, but some treatments, currently belonging to the CAM domain, will, sooner or later, be included in mainstream medicine, if their effectiveness can be demonstrated. CAM as a concept may be useful in describing a phenomenon from a sociological or political point of view, but from the scientific perspective there is only one medicine.
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OtsikkoHandbook of the Philosophy of Medicine
ToimittajatThomas Schramme, Steven Edwards
Sivumäärä10
JulkaisupaikkaDordrecht
KustantajaSpringer Science+Business Media
Julkaisupäivä3 tammikuuta 2017
Sivut927-936
ISBN (painettu)978-94-017-8687-4, 978-94-017-8689-8
ISBN (elektroninen)978-94-017-8688-1
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TilaJulkaistu - 3 tammikuuta 2017
OKM-julkaisutyyppiB2 Kirjan tai muun kokoomateoksen osa

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  • 3142 Kansanterveystiede, ympäristö ja työterveys

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Louhiala, P. J. (2017). Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Its Relationship to Western Medicine. teoksessa T. Schramme, & S. Edwards (Toimittajat), Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine (Sivut 927-936 ). Dordrecht: Springer Science+Business Media. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-8688-1_47
Louhiala, Pekka Juhani. / Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) and Its Relationship to Western Medicine. Handbook of the Philosophy of Medicine. Toimittaja / Thomas Schramme ; Steven Edwards. Dordrecht : Springer Science+Business Media, 2017. Sivut 927-936
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