Integrated Medicine - Philosophy and Clinical Practice

Atkinson, Mark
April 2008
Positive Health;Apr2008, Issue 146, p22
The article provides information on the concept of integrative medicine. It has been defined as the practice of medicine that reaffirms the importance of the relationship between practitioner and patient. This practice also makes use of all appropriate therapeutic approaches, healthcare professionals and disciplines to achieve optimal health and healing. In this context, the author emphasized the difference between integrated medicine and integrated healthcare.


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