Use of complementary and alternative medicine among patients with chronic diseases at outpatient clinics
作者: Syed Shahzad HasanSyed Imran AhmedNadeem Irfan BukhariWilliam Cheah Wei Loon
作者单位: 1School of Pharmacy, International Medical University, No 126, Jalan 19/155B, Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
刊名: Complementary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 2009, Vol.15 (3), pp.152-157
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.ctcp.2009.02.003
关键词: Complementary and alternative medicineChronic diseasesOutpatientClinics
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)Objective(#br)The primary objective of this study was to evaluate the use of complementary and alternative medicine among patients with chronic diseases at outpatient clinics. Another aim was to identify demographic and socio-economic factors that are associated with CAM use.(#br)Research design and methods(#br)Face-to-face interviews of conveniently selected patients with chronic diseases were conducted in outpatient clinics of a general hospital. A validated data collection form was used to gather the information regarding pattern, perception, reasons, and perceived effect of CAM on the disease state. The other relevant information including demographics, diagnosis, indication, and treatment were collected from the patients' medical records.(#br)Results(#br)Out of 321...
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  • complementary 补的
  • alternative 可选择的
  • among 在当中
  • medicine 
  • chronic 延续很长的
  • outpatient 门诊病人