Stakeholders Dialogue with National Center for Complementary Medicine

Gahles, Nancy; Quirk, Tina
September 2007
Homeopathy Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p6
The article takes a look on CAM research in the U.S. It is stated that conventional researchers have sought to impose upon CAM research the criteria and methods of randomized controlled clinical trials (RCT). It reveals that it is designed to test safety, dosage, and efficacy of an individual drugs. Accordingly, it claims that CAM research is pushing the enveloped and at the cutting edge of scientific research, exposing its weakness, such as the restrictive RCT.


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